Four Houston police officers fired for fatal shooting of mentally ill man who reached for one of their stun guns

Four Houston Police Department officers were fired this week over the fatal shooting of a man apparently experiencing a mental illness episode in April, ABC News reported.

The identities of the officers have not been revealed, but the police union condemned the firings and said the officers had no choice but to use deadly force when they shot and killed Nicolas Chavez.

“What happened to Nicolas Chavez was a tragedy,” Houston Police Officers Union president Joe Gamaldi said. “(He was) a…

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