The shots were fired around 8:40 p.m. while officers were conducting crowd control at Brook Street and Broadway after a large crowd had set fires, damaged property and failed to disperse after being warned following an announcement by a grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case, according to police.
Police and protesters clashed on city streets in the Highlands and downtown Louisville on Wednesday following a grand jury’s decision to clear two of the three police officers involved in the deadly raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment.
WAVE 3 News reporter Kaitlin Rust and photographer James Dobson had to be escorted away and shielded by a security guard in Jefferson Square Park after being confronted by protesters Wednesday evening.
LMPD Sgt. Jon Mattingly, one of three officers involved in the Breonna Taylor shooting death, confirmed to WAVE 3 News that he sent a strongly-worded email to his department colleagues early Tuesday morning.
John P. Wise,Mike Fussell,Kaitlin Rust andShellie Sylvestri
Louisville Metro Government and Metro Council have approved revisions to the Residential Parking Permit Program that will ease current regulations regarding the establishment of Residential Parking Zones