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Breonna Taylor update: Fired officer indicted for endangerment; no further charges

Breonna Taylor update: Fired officer indicted for endangerment; no further charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (TCD) —

Former Louisville Metropolitan Police Officer Brett Hankison was indicted Wednesday on three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to an officer-involved shooting that killed Breonna Taylor on March 13, WLKY reports.

No other indictments were announced in the case.

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Wednesday after the indictment was announced that Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detective Myles Cosgrove were justified in their shooting, WLKY reports. The fatal shot that struck Taylor was fired by Cosgrove.


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A Jefferson County grand jury presented its report on the Breonna Taylor case to a judge on Wednesday.

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced a curfew for the city beginning 9 p.m. Wednesday.


Breonna Taylor, 26, was an emergency-room technician who was killed in a police raid on her apartment on March 13 by plainclothes narcotics officers.

A battering ram was used in the “no-knock warrant” to enter Taylor’s home after midnight. Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, fired a shot from inside the residence.

Three officers at the scene — Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, Detective Myles Cosgrove and now-former Detective Brett Hankison — shot back, according to the department. Breonna Taylor was shot multiple times in her hallway….

Breonna Taylor update: Fired officer indicted for endangerment; no further charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (TCD) — Former Louisville Metropolitan Police Officer Brett Hankison was indicted Wednesday on three counts of wanton endangerment in connection to an officer-involved shooting that killed Breonna Taylor on March 13, WLKY reports. No other indictments were announced in the case. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Wednesday after the indictment was announced that Sgt.



Breonna Taylor update: Fired officer indicted for endangerment; no further charges

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