Crime Man accused of shooting two police officers at Breonna Taylor protest indicted by grand jury

14:51  17 november  2020
14:51  17 november  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 26-year-old man accused of shooting two Louisville Metro Police officers in September has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury, according to a news release from Jefferson Commonwealth's Attorney Tom Wine's office.

Larynzo D. Johnson faces two counts of first-degree assault and 33 counts of first-degree wanton endangerment, the news release said.

He is being held on a bond of $1 million and is scheduled for arraignment at noon Nov. 23.

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Johnson is alleged to have "fired a handgun at police officers during a protest gathering" on Sept. 23, the news release said. That was the first night of demonstrations over a grand jury's decision to indict only one of the three officers to fire their weapons at Breonna Taylor's apartment.

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Police move after two Louisville police officers was shot , Wednesday, September 23, 2020, in Louisville, Kentucky. 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

A former officer was charged with “wanton endangerment” for endangering Ms. Taylor ’s neighbors with gunshots when she was killed by police Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general, announced that a grand jury indicted one officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor .

a group of people in uniform posing for the camera: LMPD officers Aubrey Gregory and Robinson Desroches. © Provided by Louisville Metro Police. LMPD officers Aubrey Gregory and Robinson Desroches.

Two officers — Maj. Aubrey Gregory and Officer Robinson Desroches — were struck and wounded, while other officers and civilians were "endangered by the gun fire," Wine's spokesman, Jeff Cooke, said in the release.

A copy of the indictment was not immediately available.

Johnson was originally charged with 14 counts of wanton endangerment, "all directed against police officers,"  then-interim Chief Robert Schroeder said in September. He pleaded not guilty to those charges.

Gregory was shot in the hip, and Desroches was struck in the abdomen, Schroeder said.

Gregory returned to work a week after being shot, while Desroches was released from the hospital in early October.

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Two policemen have been shot amid protests in the US over a decision not to charge any officers over the killing of Breonna Taylor . Ms Taylor , 26, a black hospital worker, was shot six times as three officers raided her home on 13 March. A grand jury in the city of Louisville returned only one minor

Two Louisville police officers were shot during protests after protesters took to the streets angry over the grand jury decision in the Breonna A police citation accuses Johnson of firing multiple times at officers with a handgun. " Two officers with LMPD were struck by the bullets causing serious

Both were acknowledged with special proclamations by Councilman Anthony Piagentini, R-19th District, for "outstanding sacrifice and service" at the Metro Council's Nov. 5 meeting.

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This article originally appeared on Louisville Courier Journal: Man accused of shooting two police officers at Breonna Taylor protest indicted by grand jury

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