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rocktivity

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14. 9/23/2020 UPDATE: Fired officer charged for bullets going into neighboring apartments
Wed Sep 23, 2020, 03:12 PM
Sep 2020

Last edited Tue Oct 12, 2021, 05:39 PM - Edit history (9)

The Grio: A grand jury convened in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death decided to press charges against former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison, but not for allegedly killing her during a botched raid. Instead, the officer was charged for allegedly shooting into Taylor’s neighbors’ apartments.

The Jefferson grand jury chose to indict Hankison with three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree, which carries up to five years in prison. He was previously fired in June for his role in the shooting.

Finally, the real mystery is solved: If Breonna's boyfriend shot first because he believed he was a victim of a home invasion and was not charged, why was Hankson fired for rightfully firing in self-defense? Because he WASN'T accused of firing at the boyfriend!!!

So, just as I predicted, no one is going down for Breonna's death criminally because nothing criminal happened to her. The $12M civil settlement which her family was so quick to accept is chicken feed indeed compared to what would have to be paid to the cops for false arrest, wrongful termination, departmental corruption, or prosecutorial misconduct.

No wonder the city went back on red alert.

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