2 Dallas nightclub security officers charged with murder

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Two security officers are being charged with murder following a deadly New Year’s Eve shooting outside a nightclub in Dallas.

Dallas police said it happened around 3 a.m. after a disturbance in the XTC Cabaret overflow parking lot off Stemmons Freeway.

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, several security officers tried to keep a 34-year-old man from leaving and injuring an unconscious person who was on the ground behind his truck.

The man reportedly ignored the officers’ commands and backed up his truck. When he nearly hit a security officer, officers Daterrious Haggard and Eric Hansen fired their weapons. They continued firing as the man drove away, ultimately killing him, the affidavit states.

Haggard and Hansen later admitted to the shooting. Police said based on their admission, witness testimony and video posted on social media of the incident, they will be charged with murder.

The victim’s name has not yet been released. There’s also no word on the condition of the unconscious person.