ONE person is dead after a crazed gunman opened fire at a peaceful Breonna Taylor protest in Kentucky, say cops.
A “deeply saddened” Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said: “It is a tragedy that this area of peaceful protest is now a crime scene.” Homicide detectives are investigating after a demonstrator was fatally shot at the peaceful rally in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 27 Credit: Maxwell Mitchell/Facebook A protester confronts a cop during a rally against the death of Breonna Taylor and other forms of racial injustices, in Louisville, June 27 Credit: Reuters The rally was of many held after Breonna Taylor was killed when police fired more than 20 rounds into her apartment in Louisville Credit: Taylor Family Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting which also left one person wounded at Jefferson Square Park.
Video posted on social media appeared to show a man opening fire into the park as people scrambled for cover at about 9pm on Saturday.
The footage showed at least one person bleeding profusely on the ground.
The Louisville Metro Police Department said that calls came in about members of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department “performing life-saving measures on a male who died at the scene”.
Shortly afterwards, police were told of a shooting victim across the street at the Hall of Justice.
That person was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Breonna Taylor’s death on March 13 has attracted attention nationwide, months after she was killed Credit: AP:Associated Press Cops cleared the park and homicide detectives “are trying to gather as […]
One dead after gunman opens fire on crowd at Breonna Taylor protest
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