A well-respected Black man described as a “pillar of the community” was shot and killed by a white police officer after he reportedly tried to break up a fight at a gas station in Texas over the weekend. That police officer has now been charged with his murder, according to The Washington Post.
Witnesses told reporters that Jonathan Price tried to break up a fight inside a Kwik Check gas station located in Wolfe City, Texas, at 103 Santa Fe Street. Former officer Shaun Lucas arrived at the gas station and ended up tasering Price and then fatally shooting him.
“We all love him and think so highly of him and just the nicest guy you could ever meet,” Kyla Sanders, who knew the victim and ran to the scene from a nearby store, told WFAA. She described Price, a 31-year-old Black city employee and personal trainer, as