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Officers shouldn't have fired a 'single shot' at Breonna Taylor's home, Louisville police investigator said in report

Posted on AllSides May 9th, 2021
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Police officers at Breonna Taylor's apartment shouldn't have returned any gunfire because it wasn't safe to do so, a department investigator determined in a review of the fatal shooting.

The officers had an "obligation" to use deadly force against only the person who presented a deadly threat, Sgt. Andrew Meyer of the Louisville Metro Police Department's Professional Standards Unit found in a preliminary report dated Dec. 4.

They could not safely do that, given the layout of the hallway at Taylor's apartment, the poor lighting, the rapid gunfire and the...

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