Latest: Texas Officer Released on Bond After Turning Self In
DALLAS (AP) — A white former Texas police officer has been released on bond after he turned himself in to authorities to face a murder warrant in the shooting of a black teenager.
Roy Oliver posted bail Friday night after surrendering at the Parker County Jail in Weatherford, about 95 miles west of Dallas. His bond had been set at $300,000.
An arrest warrant was issued Friday for the former Balch Springs police officer, accusing him of murder in the death of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. Oliver fired a rifle at a car full of teenagers leaving a party April 29, killing Edwards.