Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Louisville Police Officers

Headline Roundup September 24th, 2020

On Wednesday night, a suspect accused of shooting two Louisville police officers during protests surrounding Breonna Taylor's death have been arrested.

The suspect, who has been charged with wanton endangerment and assault of a police officer, will be arraigned on Friday.

Suspect Arrested in Shooting of Louisville Police Officers

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Two Louisville police officers were shot during demonstrations on Wednesday night, the police chief said, after a grand jury decided to not charge any officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor, instead indicting one former detective for recklessly firing into another apartment during a botched raid on Ms. Taylor’s apartment in March.

A suspect, Larynzo Johnson, 26, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 14 counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of assault on a police officer, according to the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections. The suspect was booked on...

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The Louisville Metro Police Department announced Thursday nearly 100 arrests were made overnight amid demonstrations following a grand jury decision to charge only one officer in connection to the police operation that killed Breonna Taylor, but not her death.

A suspect accused in shooting two Louisville police officers during protests Wednesday evening has also been identified. Larynzo Johnson, 26, has been charged with wanton endangerment and assault of a police officer. He will be arraigned Friday.

Shots rang out when Louisville police officers were conducting crowd control operations at Broadway...

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Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot during protests on Wednesday night following a grand jury's decision in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.

Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder told reporters during a preliminary briefing that the officers sustained non life-threatening injuries. One was in surgery, and the other was alert and in stable condition, he said.

A suspect has been arrested, Schroeder said.

President Donald Trump said on Twitter that he was "praying for the two police officers that were shot," adding he had spoken to Kentucky Gov....

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