Man killed by SLT officer didn’t have weapon

Nevada State Personnel WATCH

A man with a history of drug arrests was the victim of Monday’s shooting in South Lake Tahoe.

Kris Jackson

A single bullet fired by a South Lake Tahoe police officer in the early morning hours of June 15 killed Kris Jackson, 22, of Sacramento. Jackson was trying to flee out of a window at the Tahoe Hacienda Inn when fired upon. Jackson died at Barton Memorial Hospital a few hours after being shot.

“The involved officer’s statement explains he perceived a deadly threat from Kris Jackson. After interviews and a search of the crime scene, no firearm or other weapon was located,” the police department said in a statement Tuesday afternoon.

This is the time line of events as released by the department from dispatch records:

2:40:21am — Call into dispatch received and the caller reports a female crying and screaming.
2:41:27am — Two officers were dispatched.
2:47:28am —…

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