Dallas shooting victim was a 'big personality, nice person'
October 3, 2019
DALLAS (AP) — Botham Jean organized church mission trips. He installed Skype for elderly parents who missed their kids. One time he met a stranger who shared his mom’s birthday, so the bighearted 6-foot-1 choir singer got the woman a cake.
He cried after getting a job in Dallas at the powerhouse accounting firm PwC. His eyes were set on senior management when his downstairs neighbor, a white Dallas police officer, entered his apartment, drew her gun and fatally shot him.
Jean “was a near-perfect person of color,” said Ben Crump, a lawyer for the Jean family. “A 26-year-old college...