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Temple NAACP plans walk for Michael Dean, man killed in officer-involved shooting

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Posted at 9:55 AM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2020-12-01 12:18:48-05

The Temple NAACP and members of the community gathered in front of the Temple City Hall to march to the Temple Police Department in honor of the man killed in an officer-involved shooting in Temple.

The walk started after a press conference on Michael Dean's death at 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to Temple PD, around 8:15 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 28-year-old Michael Dean was shot and killed by an officer with the Temple Police Department.

The shooting happened at SE H K Dodgen Loop and Little River Road. The officer who shot Dean was identified as Carmen DeCruz.

Lee Merritt, attorney for the family, said Michael was pulled over for a traffic stop when he was shot and killed.

Now, Michael's family is pleading for any information on why police killed their loved one.