'Discouraging', 'Devastating': American athletes decry charges in Breonna Taylor shooting



Miami: US sports figures who have used their platforms to back the Black Lives Matter movement and call for police reform reacted with dismay to the charges filed Wednesday in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Taylor, an emergency room technician, was shot dead after three plainclothes policemen turned up at her door in the middle of the night to execute a search warrant. A grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky charged detective Brett Hankison with three counts of "wanton endangerment" over shots fired into adjoining apartments. Neither Hankison nor the two officers who fired the shots that killed Taylor were charged in direct connection with her death. "Something was done, but it...

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