- A retired Washington, D.C. police officer was charged with manslaughter Friday.
- Jesse Porter allegedly shot and killed a 25-year-old woman while training for officers at a Washington library.
- Potter drew his pistol as a demonstration to show how quickly he could do it when he allegedly shot the woman in the chest, NBC Washington reports.
A retired Washington, D.C. police lieutenant allegedly shot and killed a fellow police officer at a Washington, D.C. library during a training session on Thursday, police said.
During a training session for officers at the Anacostia Neighborhood Library, Jesse Porter allegedly pulled out a pistol to show how fast it could be drawn and opened the door to 25-year-old Maurica Manyan. one shot, NBC Washington reports.
Porter, 58, has been charged with manslaughter, according to Washington, D.C. police.
in a press conference After the shooting, Washington, D.C. Police Chief Robert Conti said he was unsure why Porter was carrying live ammunition during training.
“It’s not a good habit to do this,” Conti said.
According to a LinkedIn profile, Porter worked for the Washington, D.C. Police Department for 33 years before retiring in 2020. He runs his own police training and consulting company.