A 72-hour curfew is now imposed in Louisville, Kentucky, as protests continue following the grand jury indictment in the Because most protest-related violence over the past few months occurred after dark, case.
Last March 13, Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old woman, was fatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove. The said police officers were in plainclothes when they entered her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky, executing a no-knock search warrant.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer signed an executive order setting a county-wide curfew because most protest-related violence over the past few months occurred during night time.
“The curfew is related to the well-being of our citizens and businesses due to the potential unrest,” as written in the said order
LMPD reported that one police officer has been shot after the announcement of the curfew. The status of the said officer is still being monitored.