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Cop charged in connection with raid which resulted in Breonna Taylor's death

A police officer has been charged over the narcotics raid that resulted in the fatal shooting of a black woman at her home in the US state of Kentucky.
 
Breonna Taylor, a 26 year old hospital worker, was shot several times as officers stormed her home on March 13.
 
Brett Hankison has been charged, not with Ms Taylor's death, but with wanton endangerment for firing into a neighbour's apartment in Louisville.
 
Two other officers who were involved have not been charged.
 
Under Kentucky law, someone is guilty of wanton endangerment if they commit an act that shows an extreme indifference to the value of human life.
 
It is a felony that can come with a five-year sentence for each count. 
 
Mr. Hankison was charged on three counts.


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