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Only One Officer Indicted, but Not for Killing Breonna Taylor

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Brett Hankison, the only officer fired in the aftermath of the late-night raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor, was indicted for “wanton endangerment” by a Jefferson County grand jury today.

Hankison is not actually being charged with the killing of Taylor. The three charges he faces are for recklessly firing his weapon into a neighboring apartment…




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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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