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2 Louisville Officers Shot Amid Breonna Taylor Protests

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(Courtesy of Taylor Family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP, File)
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Miami Herald
FILE - This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky.

Demonstrations ensued after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against the Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death.

Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor's death and protesters took to the streets, authorities said two officers were shot and wounded Wednesday night during the demonstrations expressing anger over the killings of Black people at the hands of police.

Interim Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder said a suspect was in custody but did not offer details about whether that person was participating in the demonstrations. He says both officers are expected to recover, and one is undergoing surgery.

He says the officers were shot after investigating reports of gunfire at an intersection where there was a large crowd.

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