The household of a 21-year-old Georgetown man fatally shot by a Liberty Hill police officer final week has requested legislation enforcement officers to instantly launch photographs, movies and statements from the scene, in line with an announcement launched Monday by their lawyer.
“We’ve the proper to know what occurred final Wednesday,” the assertion stated about Jackson Lieber’s dying. “Every day that passes creates extra unease and concern that essential data is being withheld purposefully to maintain us at the hours of darkness. If there’s nothing to cover, then there isn’t any motive to withhold data from us.”
The Texas Rangers are investigating the capturing and haven’t stated why the officer shot Lieber, a Georgetown resident who officers say was unarmed. That they had no quick response to the household’s request on Monday. The Rangers additionally haven’t launched movies from physique cameras or sprint cameras on the scene regardless of a public data request from the American-Statesman.
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Lieber had been concerned in a automobile crash after which walked to a close-by Williamson County house on FM 1869 and received into an argument with among the residents on Jan. 18, a spokesman with the Division of Public Security has stated. The Texas Rangers are a division of the DPS.
Police arrived after receiving a 911 name from residents, the DPS spokesman stated. Liberty Hill police officer Esteban Gomez-Sanchez fatally shot Lieber outdoors the house and has been positioned on administrative go away, police stated.
Lieber’s household stated of their assertion on Monday that realizing what occurred on the scene will assist them in “processing, grieving and discovering peace with our new actuality.”
“Our hearts are heavy in a approach we might by no means have imagined,” the assertion stated. It stated phrases that precisely mirrored who Lieber was included “son, “brother”, “good friend,” “valedictorian,” “musician,” “athlete,” “motivator” and “encourager.”
Lieber was the valedictorian of his class at Holy Trinity Catholic Excessive College in Temple and likewise was a scholar at a college, stated the household’s lawyer, Robert Ranco. Ranco stated he could not affirm the place Lieber had attended school courses.
“He was a brilliant gentle of positivity in our lives and others who knew Jackson,” the household’s assertion stated.
“We respect the outpouring of affection and assist from our pals, Jackson’s pals, our neighbors and even from many individuals with whom we aren’t personally acquainted. … We want to particularly acknowledge the love and assist we’ve felt from our navy household, pals and colleagues.”
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Ranco has requested anybody with data to contact him at (512) 220-1800 or at Robert@TexasJustice.com.