Two police officers encountered Taylor at an Arlington Buick GMC dealership sometime after 1 a.m. local time Friday morning, the Associated Press reports.
Arlington police spokesperson Sgt. Paul Rodriguez said that they were responding to a burglary call and alleged that Taylor had driven an SUV through the window of the dealership showroom.
According to a police statement obtained by the AP, an unspecified “altercation” took place. That is when officer-in-training Brad Miller, who is white, shot Taylor.
Taylor was a Division II college football player at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. He died at the scene of the crime.
Taylor’s family and friends have expressed disbelief at this story.
“They say he’s burglarizing the place by…
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