A Kentucky grand jury has charged Brett Hankison, a former Louisville Metro Police Department officer, with three counts of wanton endangerment for firing his gun into Breonna Taylor’s apartment building in March. Two other former officers who fired shots that night were not charged. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron acknowledged that the indictment falls far short of the murder charges for all three officers that Taylor’s family and activsts wanted. Police killed the 26-year-old emergency medical technician in a botched drug raid.
Breonna Taylor case: Grand jury indicts 1 ex-police officer, but no murder charges
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Breonna Taylor case: Grand jury decides not to bring murder charges against 3 ex-officers
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