The Daily Beast – The Justice Department has launched an investigation into the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards. The black Texas teen was shot and killed by Balch Springs Police Officer Roy Oliver on April 29. Oliver was fired, charged with murder, and is now free on bond.
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