Breonna Taylor: Officer in shooting says it 'was not a race thing'
A US policeman involved in the controversial killing of black woman Breonna Taylor in her home has broken his silence in his first interview. Sgt Jonathan Mattingly, who was shot in the leg by Ms Taylor's boyfriend, said the case had "nothing to do with race". Last month a Kentucky jury recommended that the three officers involved in the drug raid face no homicide charges. The death of the 26-year-old hospital worker spurred Black Lives Matter protests across the country. Mr Mattingly is one of three Louisville Metropolitan Police officers who prosecutors say were cleared of murder charges by a grand jury last month. What did the officer say? In an interview with ABC News and...
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