Not one police officer will be charged directly in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. One police officer faces 3 counts over shooting into neighboring apartments. That's it.
"Two white police officers who fired into the apartment of Breonna Taylor, a Black medical worker, will face no charges for her death because their use of force was justified, but a third will be charged with the wanton endangerment of her neighbors," Kentucky's state attorney general said. [Reuters]
Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the Louisville grand jury's decision at a news conference, as protesters against racial injustice and police brutality massed in the streets of Kentucky's largest city.
Dozens of heavily armed law enforcement officers in riot gear are gathered near downtown Louisville, where peaceful protesters have been gathered in anticipation of Kentucky state Attorney General Daniel Cameron.