Dallas Police Officer Fatally Shoots Himself While Cleaning Gun

Dallas Police Chief David Brown sent word yesterday evening that Christopher Pasley, a five-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department died yesterday "as a result of an apparent accidental discharge while cleaning his weapon at home."

"The Department's Employee Relations Team has been activated to coordinate assistance to the family during this traumatic time," Brown wrote. "I request the citizens of Dallas keep Officer Pasley and his family in their thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."

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