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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Breonna Taylor was working as an EMT in Louisville when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country, helping to save lives while trying to protect her own. On March 13, the 26-year-old aspiring nurse was killed in her apartment, shot at least eight times by Louisville police officers who officials have said were executing a drug warrant, according to a lawsuit filed by the family, accusing officers of wrongful death, excessive force and gross negligence.

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According to the lawsuit, filed April 27, Louisville police executed a search warrant at Taylor's home, looking for a man who did not live in Taylor's apartment complex and had already been detained when officers came to Taylor's apartment after midnight. Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, was also in the apartment and, according to the lawsuit, shot at officers when they attempted to enter without announcing themselves.

None of the officers involved have been charged in connection with the shooting. Walker, a licensed gun owner who was not injured in the incident, was arrested and faces charges of first-degree assault and attempted murder of a police officer.

Louisville Metro Police Department spokeswoman Jessie Halladay declined to comment on the case and said in a statement, "There is an ongoing public integrity investigation into this case and therefore it would be inappropriate for us to comment at this time."

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The blue wall will hold. They were in fear for their lives. Gotta support our first responders. She lived in the wrong neighborhood. If she lived somewhere else she would have been fine. Thoughts and prayers. There's nothing anyone could have done. So sad.

#1 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-05-13 12:28 PM | Reply

Guns keep us safe!
Womp womp.

#2 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-05-13 12:29 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

This is so screwed up from beginning to end.

None of the officers involved have been charged in connection with the shooting. Walker, a licensed gun owner who was not injured in the incident, was arrested and faces charges of first-degree assault and attempted murder of a police officer.

Sorry, but you break down a door in the middle of the night without announcing yourself you have no right to hide behind the badge and you should have every reason to expect to be shot at.

#3 | Posted by jpw at 2020-05-13 01:18 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

What about his right to self defense, and his 2nd amendment freedoms? Oops.

#4 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-05-13 01:56 PM | Reply

Once the quarantine eases the racist orange turd can trot out these murdering cops at his klan rallies.

#5 | Posted by reinheitsgebot at 2020-05-13 03:26 PM | Reply

The murder of Breonna Taylor is tragic and the police responsible for the botched raid should be held legally accountable. Hopefully they will drop the charges against her boyfriend. If not then hopefully he ends up acquitted like Adrian Perryman did. thefreethoughtproject.com

#6 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2020-05-13 03:27 PM | Reply

The Washington Post article doesn't say it but USA today reported that Taylor's residence is more than 10 miles from the intended target of the raid.
www.usatoday.com

#7 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2020-05-13 03:33 PM | Reply

You don't accidentally break into someone's house and shoot them "at least 8 times."

This was an execution.

Just another dead black person, guilty of being black.

#8 | Posted by ClownShack at 2020-05-13 04:02 PM | Reply

How strange that Walker who shot at police was uninjured while Taylor who is an unarmed 26 year old girl is shot EIGHT times!?

#9 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2020-05-14 03:41 PM | Reply

What about his right to self defense, and his 2nd amendment freedoms? Oops.
#4 | POSTED BY EFFETEPOSER

Sorry, wrong skin color.
Where's the NRA?

#10 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2020-05-14 06:40 PM | Reply

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