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In Louisville, three people were injured in the shooting on the protests

At least three people were injured in a shooting during protests in the U.S. city of Louisville, Kentucky, reports local newspaper the Courier Journal.

Demonstration with the requirement of justice and fairness in case of the death of 26-year-old black American women Breanne Taylor at the hands of police in Louisville takes place in the city on Saturday. Shooting incident occurred in the city Park at about 13.00 (20.00 GMT).

In the United States during the demolition of the statue of the head of the Confederation found Bourbon 1936

Workers involved in the dismantling of the statue of the President of the slaveholding South during the civil war Jefferson Davis from the Capitol in Kentucky, found a bottle of Bourbon hidden inside the monument in 1936, reports the New York Post.

Previously the Advisory Commission on historic property to Kentucky almost unanimously voted to remove the statue. All of US began natural the demolition of monuments to southern Civil war against the backdrop of protests after the death of the African-American George Floyd at the hands of the police. In particular, the statue of Davis, was demolished in the Richmond, Virginia, which was the capital of the South.

The head of the Louisville police fired after the death of one of the protesters

The chief of police of Louisville, Kentucky was fired after people were killed during the crackdown on protests that erupted over the death of an African-American George Floyd, according to CNN.

Earlier it was reported that on Monday night representatives of the local police and the National guard began to disperse the large crowd of people gathered in the Parking lot of one of the shops. As stated by the head of the local police Steven Conrad, on the spot by law enforcement officials opened fire, they began to shoot back. As a result of incident one person died. The Governor of Kentucky Andy Bichard ordered to conduct an independent investigation.

The Governor of Kentucky to investigate the death of a man during protests

The Governor of Kentucky Andy Bichard ordered to conduct an independent investigation into the death of a man during the dispersal of protests in Louisville, broke out due to the death of African American George Floyd, said in a statement published on the website of the Governor on Twitter.

Earlier it was reported that on Monday night representatives of the local police and the National guard began to disperse the large crowd of people gathered in the Parking lot of one of the shops. As stated by the head of the local police Steven Conrad, on the spot by law enforcement officials opened fire, they returned fire. As a result of incident one person died.

In Kentucky one person was killed during protests

At least one person was killed during protests in the city of Louisville (Kentucky), erupted over the death of an African-American George Floyd, informs TV channel CNN referring to the statement of the head of the local police Steven Conrad.

It is reported that in the night of Monday representatives of the local police and the National guard began to disperse the large crowd of people gathered in the Parking lot of one of the shops. On the spot by the representatives of law enforcement agencies opened fire.

In the state of Kentucky requested the assistance of the national guard because of the riots

The Governor of Kentucky Andy Bichard requested assistance National guard to maintain order in the largest city in the state Louisville, where several days in a row on the background of the situation in Minneapolis are continuing protests over deaths at the hands of police in March, African-American women Brianna Taylor, and riots broke out due to the death of another African American, George Floyd.

"We can't let the memory of the Brionnais were marred by violence to our streets violence. So today I am taking measures to ensure the safety of people and calling out the National guard to help keep the peace in Louisville," said the Governor in a statement posted in his Twitter account.

In Kentucky shot and wounded seven protesters for killing African-American

Seven people were injured in a shooting during protests in Louisville, Kentucky, the participants of which demanded a fair investigation into the death of African-American Brianna Taylor, who was shot by police in March, according to the newspaper the Louisville Courier Journal.

Protest in connection with the murder of Brianna Taylor, held Thursday evening, which was attended by several hundred people, ended in riots, during which it was broken a few storefronts. Police used tear gas to disperse the protesters. According to the newspaper, the 26-year-old Brianna Taylor died the early morning of 13 March at his apartment after the police during the execution of a search warrant and shot her eight times. Police opened fire after one of them shot the boyfriend of the girl, believing that there was a break.