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People march in the streets during a demonstration on June 26 in Minneapolis, Minn. The march honored Breonna Taylor, who was shot and killed by members of the Louisville Metro Police Department on March 13. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Mourners gather around the casket of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson, who was fatally shot by a police officer earlier this month in Fort Worth, Texas. At her funeral on Thursday, family and friends remembered the impact she had on her community. Christopher Connelly/KERA hide caption

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At a news conference on Tuesday regarding the death of Atatiana Jefferson, Fort Worth interim Police Chief Ed Kraus apologized to Jefferson's family and said the officer who shot her will be held responsible for his actions. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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An officer responding to a welfare call early Saturday morning in Fort Worth, Texas, fired once into Atatiana Jefferson's bedroom window and killed her. Police say a weapon was recovered from the room in which she was pronounced dead. Fort Worth Police Department hide caption

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