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International - September 24, 2020

Breonna Taylor protests: Suspect in Louisville cop shooting facing assault charges as officers ID’d, 127 arrested

Authorities revealed on Thursday that the suspect was accused of shooting at two Louisville police officers during the Breonna Taylor demonstration on Wednesday night, facing charges of assault and wanton danger as they announced that a police officer had been removed from the hospital. Released, the second is undergoing surgery and is expected to recover.

Louisville Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder said at a press conference on Thursday that Larynzo Johnson, 26, was charged with two counts related to shooting. The first level of attack and 14 wanton harms. The investigation is ongoing. He is expected to be arraigned on Friday.

LMPD Major Aubrey Gregory is White. He was shot in the leg and injured his leg and was sent to the University Hospital for treatment. Police Officer Black, Robinson Desroches (Robinson Desroches), a black man, was shot in the abdomen after extensive operations. He is in stable condition and is expected to recover. LMPD also released two photos of the injured.

Schroeder said that after the grand jury decided to indict only one officer involved in the police operation that killed Taylor, during the demonstrations, during the demonstrations, police conducted 127 scenes throughout the city, including the highlands and the city center. Arrests “related to the protest”. There were at least 16 robberies in the city.

“I want to emphasize my gratitude to LMPD. Men and women are literally to protect our people and protect our city,” Mayor Greg Fischer said in a press conference. “Last night we saw that two policemen were shot and killed is obviously totally unacceptable. Violence will only become the source of pain, not cure it. We know that violence will never solve the problem.”

He said: “Public safety and racial justice and equality work can and must coexist.”

Louisville police rang out during crowd control operations on Broadway and Brook Street, “in response to a large fire that caused property damage and failed to disperse the crowd after being warned.” Jefferson County Clerk Office.


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