WOLFE CITY, Texas - Jury selection begins Monday in the murder trial of a former police officer from Hunt County, east of Dallas.
Police said Lucas was called to the scene of a fight in 2020. He attempted to detain Price.
Jonathan Price (L) and Shaun Lucas (R).
Price resisted and walked away. That’s when police said Lucas shot Price with a Taser and then opened fire with his service weapon, hitting Price four times in the torso.
The Texas Rangers investigated the shooting and called Lucas’ actions unwarranted.
If convicted, he could face up to 99 years in prison.