Earlier at this time, a grand jury indicted one Louisville Metro Police officer in reference to the shooting dying of Breonna Taylor throughout a wrong-address police raid earlier this yr. The indictment handed down, although, was for reckless endangerment of individuals in surrounding flats as a result of one officer’s gunfire. None of the three cops had been indicted for Taylor’s dying.
Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron says that the evening #BreonnaTaylor died, police did knock and announce themselves earlier than Breonna’s boyfriend shot at them. This reality was verified by an unbiased witness to the occasions who lived close by. pic.twitter.com/0ipTvVYv7r
— Robby Starbuck (@robbystarbuck) September 23, 2020
Protests in downtown Louisville have escalated of all through the afternoon.
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) September 23, 2020
— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) September 24, 2020
And tonight, somebody opened fireplace on a few of the assembled law enforcement officials, hitting certainly one of them.
BREAKING VIDEO – Louisville Rioters shoot reside rounds at police, injuring at the least 1 to date pic.twitter.com/b9ju1jFzaS
— FJ News Reporter (@FJNewsReporter) September 24, 2020
— WDRB News (@WDRBNews) September 24, 2020
The evening continues to be younger and the principally serene protesters appear set on escalate the rioting no matter the price.
UPDATE: NBC now reviews that two law enforcement officials have been shot.
NBC News: Two Louisville PD officers have been shot, in accordance with a division spokesperson.
The spokesperson says they’ve been taken to an area hospital, situation unknown.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) September 24, 2020