Louisville Restricts Access Before Decision in Breonna Taylor Case

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, said that they were restricting access to the downtown area in preparation for the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death.

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FILE - This undated photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky. (Courtesy of Taylor Family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP, File)
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Louisville, Kentucky, said Tuesday that they were restricting access to the downtown area in preparation for the state attorney general’s announcement about whether he will charge officers in Breonna Taylor’s shooting death. Authorities said they were placing barricades around Jefferson Square Park, where protests over Taylor’s death have been held, and the perimeter of the downtown area; allowing only pedestrians in the blocks immediately surrounding the park; restricting vehicle…

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