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.
On Thursday, a protest in connection with cases of murders of blacks by police were held in several U.S. cities, including Phoenix, Denver, and Minneapolis, where the actions of the police died, the African American George Floyd. The death of Floyd caused the riots in Minneapolis after the appearance of "viral" video for his detention. The record shows, as the police tackled Floyd and handcuffed him, and one of the officers leaned a knee on his neck. The detainee first few times he says he can't breathe and then losing consciousness. Floyd was hospitalized, he died in intensive care.
When this information became widespread, the leadership of the city police announced the dismissal of four officers who participated in the arrest. The city held a protest, accompanied by vandalism and fires. The investigation into the death of Floyd has joined the FBI, which declared the case a priority.