An unidentified suspect fired a gun into a crowd of hundreds in a Kentucky park, leaving two people dead and four wounded Saturday night, police said.
The boyfriend of Breonna Taylor who fired a shot at police as they burst through Taylor's door the night she was killed has settled two lawsuits against the city of Louisville, his attorneys said.
A jury found former officer Brett Hankison not guilty of felony wanton endangerment for shots that went through a neighbor's wall. He's the only officer who has faced charges in the March 2020 raid.
Former officer Brett Hankison is standing trial on three counts of wanton endangerment. He has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
State Rep. Attica Scott was charged with first-degree rioting, which is a felony. She was also facing lesser charges of failure to the disperse and unlawful assembly. She called charges "bogus."
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly says Kenneth Walker committed battery, assault, and intentional emotional distress. Walker filed a civil lawsuit against the city and the police department last month.
Taylor's killing, along with that of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, sparked national protests calling for an end to systemic racism and police brutality. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly denied he is racist.
Yvette Gentry will be the first Black woman to lead the city's police department. She discusses the Breonna Taylor case, the lack of Black police officers and the changes she envisions.
"I was reassured Wednesday of why I have no faith in the legal system, in the police, in the law," Tamika Palmer said in a statement. "They are not made to protect us Black and brown people."
The man suspected of shooting two officers "has been charged with two counts of assault in the first degree and 14 counts of wanton endangerment," police say.