Key dates

Monday, May 13 - Baytown patrol officer Juan Delagarza approaches 44-year-old Pamela Turner in her apartment complex at 1601 Garth Road. The encounter turns violent and Delagarza shoots Turner multiple times. Turner is pronounced dead at the scene.

Monday, May 13 - An anonymous person posts a video of the shooting, which is widely distributed on social media.

Monday, May 13 - BPD begins investigation of the shooting and an internal affairs investigation, as is usual policy. Delagarza placed on three-day administrative leave, as is usual policy.

Monday, May 13 - Harris County District Attorney's Office begins an investigation into the shooting, as is usual policy.

Tuesday, May 14 - Peaceful protest in front of police station with about 30 people present, including people from Baytown, Houston and ACLU representatives.

Thursday, May 16 - Turner's family and their attorney, Ben Crump, hold a press conference outside the Harris County Civil Courthouse in Houston.


People involved

Pamela Turner - 44-year-old Baytown resident killed during an attempted arrest.

Juan Delagarza - 11-year veteran of the Baytown police department. Identified as the officer who shot Turner during an attempted arrest.

Lt. Steve Dorris - Spokesman for Baytown Police Department

This is a collection of the articles The Baytown Sun has published about the shooting death of Pamela Turner by a Baytown police officer May 13.


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