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Louisville Kentucky Police Officer Fired Following Shooting Death Of Breonna Taylor

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Published on June 24, 2020 - Duration: 00:32s

Louisville Kentucky Police Officer Fired Following Shooting Death Of Breonna Taylor

A Louisville, Kentucky police officer involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor has been fired.

According to CNN, Det.

Brett Hankison was terminated via a letter signed by the police chief.

The letter stated that his employment with the department "is terminated," effective immediately.

Breonna Taylor was a 26-year-old Black EMT.

She was killed when police broke down the door to her apartment in an attempted drug sting and shot her eight times.

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