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Miscarriage of Justice Amber Guyger the former Dallas police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting her unarmed neighbor was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

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By Erik Ortiz and Alex Johnson

Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer convicted of murder for fatally shooting her unarmed neighbor in his apartment, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison.

Guyger, 31, learned her fate after a sentencing hearing that included emotional testimony from the family of the victim, Botham Jean, and revelations that she shared racist and offensive texts and social media posts.

Prosecutors had asked jurors to sentence Guyger to at least 28 years — symbolic because Jean would have turned 28 last Sunday.

In a dramatic victim’s impact statement, Jean’s brother, Brandt Jean, forgave Guyger and embraced her in court.

Addressing Guyger directly, he said, “If you truly are sorry — I know I can speak for myself — I forgive you, and I know if you go to God and ask him, he will forgive you.”