Tag: Derick Wiley

Officer Fired for Shooting Black Man for Sitting in His Own Truck

A 10-year Texas police veteran who shot and critically wounded a Black man for “burglarizing” his own pickup truck has been effectively fired. Mesquite Police Chief Charles Cato released a statement Wednesday regarding Derick Wiley, 35, and the shooting of Lyndo Jones, 31, in November: “Earlier today, I received the…