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Officer Indicted In Breonna Taylor Shooting Case, But No Charges In Relation To Her Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (CBS NEWS) — More than six months after emergency medical worker Breonna Taylor was shot dead by police in her Louisville home, a grand jury has indicted one officer in relation to shooting into her neighbor's apartment.

A memorial to Breonna Taylor, placed in Jefferson Square Park, is photographed in downtown Louisville, Kentucky on September 23, 2020 as the city anticipates of the results of a grand jury inquiry into the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot by the Louisville Metro Police Department in her apartment earlier this year. (Photo by Jeff Dean / AFP) (Photo by JEFF DEAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Former officer Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment but wasn't charged in relation to Taylor's death. Two other officers who opened fire were not indicted.

The Jefferson County grand jury presented its report at 1:15 p.m. ET to Jefferson County Circuit Judge Annie O'Connell. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is expected to announce the results of the grand jury proceedings at 1:30 p.m. ET. in a press conference at the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort.

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