FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Fort Worth City Council decided Tuesday night to honor a woman killed by a Fort Worth Police officer last year.

They voted unanimously to designate part of East Allen Avenue and East Maddox Avenue in memory of Atatiana Jefferson.

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Atatiana Jefferson

It’s a section of city street from I-35W to Highway 287 near her former home.

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Jefferson was shot and killed in October 2019 when then-officer Aaron Dean responded to a call about a door open at her house and shot her through a window.

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