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93-Year-Old Woman Shot And Killed By Texas Police


Hearne Police say the 93-year-old woman who was shot and killed by one of their officers was armed with a gun.

According to a statement, released by the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a 911 call Tuesday evening about a lady waving a gun around, outside a home on Pin Oaks Street. When Officer Stephen Stem arrived, he asked Pearlie Golden to “put down the weapon and then ultimately fir(ed) his own sidearm, wounding Miss Golden.”

Multiple witnesses tell us they heard at least five shots. Golden was pronounced dead at St Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan before 10:00 p.m.

Stem has been placed on paid administrative leave. The Texas Rangers, Hearne Police and the Robertson County District Attorney’s Office are investigating. The case will eventually be presented to a grand jury.

“While it is too early in the investigation to comment on any of the facts or evidence stated above, I can say that this was a very tragic occurrence,” said District Attorney Coty Siegert. “My prayers go out to the family members of Miss Golden and to the Hearne Community as a whole.”

This is the second time Stem has been involved in a deadly shooting.

Stem joined the Hearne Police Department on July 22, 2012. Less than six months later, he shot and killed Tederalle Satchell. Police say Satchell was shooting a gun from a car in the Columbus Village Apartments parking lot. A Robertson County Grand Jury did not indict Stem, clearing him of any wrong doing.

This cop gotta go to jail, the woman was fawking 93! Surely he could have gotten the gun away from her without killing her, and if he couldn’t, then he probably doesn’t deserve to be a cop in the first place.

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