(The AEGIS Alliance) – A Kentucky judge permanently dismissed all charges against Kenneth Walker, Breonna Taylor‘s boyfriend, the Louisville woman that was killed by cops during a mishandled raid in March 2020.
Walker was at first charged with assault as well as attempted murder after he returned fire at the raiding law enforcement officers, wounding one, throughout the March 13, 2020, occurrence.
Police had actually been looking for an ex-boyfriend of Taylor’s that was not at the residence she shared with Walker.
Walker said he believed the police officers were trying to burglarize him, which was affirmed by the pair’s nearby neighbor that stated the cops never identified themselves prior to ramming down Walker’s door.
There wasn’t any body camera video footage of the incident.
Under Jefferson Circuit Court Judge Olu Stevens’ judgment, Walker cannot be charged again.
One of the police officers involved in the incident, Brett Hankison, was charged by a grand jury in 2020 for wanton endangerment for shooting right into a bordering house that was inhabited at the time. Hankison, in addition to fellow police officer Myles Cosgrove, that likewise fired shots that night, and also Joshua Jaynes, that looked for the warrant, has since been terminated from the Louisville Metropolitan Department.
The incident is still currently under investigation by the FBI.
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