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Social Media Users Call For The Arrest Of Officer Brett Hankison After Breonna Taylor Shooting
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Social Media Users Call For The Arrest Of Officer Brett Hankison After Breonna Taylor Shooting

Louisville Metro Police is is firing officer Brett Hankison, one of three involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot by officers at her apartment on March 13 as they entered to serve a no-knock warrant. Her boyfriend thought officers were intruders and fired a shot as they entered. Taylor was shot eight times in the ensuing gunfire from officers. Brett Hankison is accused by the department's interim chief, Robert Schroeder, of "blindly" firing 10 rounds into Taylor's apartment, creating a substantial danger of death and serious injury.  Hankison was also previously disciplined for reckless conduct and was disciplined in early 2019.  Hankison is accused of violating departmental policies on obedience to rules and regulations and use ...