Breonna Taylor supporters relieved by charges against police
August 5, 2022
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville activists put in long hours on phones and in the streets, working tirelessly to call for arrests in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor — but it was mostly two years filled with frustration.
This week they saw their fortunes suddenly change, when U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced federal charges against four officers involved in the March 13, 2020, raid that ended in Taylor's death.
After a series of disappointing setbacks, the charges brought a welcome sense of relief.
"It is such a weight lifted," said Sadiqa Reynolds, president...