Christian Taylor

Funeral held for 19-year-old killed by Texas police officer

Saturday's service for Christian Taylor at Koinonia (koyn-oh-NEE'-uh) Christian Church in Arlington was attended by his family members, friends and teammates. The black 19-year-old attended Angelo State University in San Angelo in West Texas.

Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and Police Chief William Johnson also were at the funeral.

Chief fires Texas officer who killed unarmed 19-year-old

He was fired for making mistakes that the city's police chief said caused a deadly confrontation that put him and other officers in danger.

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HeĀ is puzzled by security footage showing the unarmed 19-year-old breaking into a car and crashing his vehicle into the glass showroom wall.

The confrontation with officers that resulted in Christian Taylor's death early Friday wasn't captured on video because the showroom in Arlington has no interior surveillance cameras and the city's police officers don't wear body cameras.