NOLA Pelicans guard Dejean-Jones dead after being shot breaking into wrong home

1464483357254Dejean-Jones was visiting his girlfriend in Dallas for his daughter’s first birthday, which was Saturday, according to Nichols. He said the girlfriend returned to the apartment first while Dejean-Jones went for a walk after they had gone out.  “He went to the wrong apartment unfortunately and I think he thought his girlfriend locked him out, so he was knocking on the door, banging on the door, it’s locked,” Nichols told the Associated Press. “So one thing led to another.’

Sources told ESPN that Dejean-Jones was involved in an argument with the child’s mother before the shooting...no charges have been filed against the apartment resident. Under Texas law, a person is allowed to use deadly force to defend themselves in their home….Source: Bryce Dejean-Jones dies after gunshot wound

Dallas Police Senior Cpl. DeMarquis Black said in a statement a man living inside the apartment was sleeping when he heard his front door getting kicked opened. As Dejean-Jones tried to break into the bedroom, the man retrieved a handgun and fired shots at Dejean-Jones….

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