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Jordan Baker,
Houston, Texas
January 16, 2014

Agencies: Harris County Sheriff's Office Texas | Houston Police Department Texas

Last updated: 11 months ago

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An off-duty police officer thought Baker fit the description of robbery suspects—both they and he were wearing black hooded sweatshirts. A scuffle and foot chase ensued. Baker, who was unarmed, was fatally shot. Aftermath: Officer J. Castro, who killed Baker, was placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. Baker's mother was said to be considering filing a lawsuit.

On December 23, 2014, the grand jury declined to indict Castro in connection with the shooting.