Governor calls for review to ‘ensure justice’ in Breonna Taylor case

Calls grow for probe of Breonna Taylor shooting - Baltimore Sun

Calls mounted Wednesday for a federal investigation into the fatal shooting of emergency medical technician Breonna Taylor by police executing a “no-knock” search warrant at her Louisville, Kentucky, home in March.

Officers burst in as Taylor, 26, slept. Her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, fired a gun, hitting an officer in the leg, and police fired back, hitting Taylor eight times.

Walker’s lawyer said he thought burglars were breaking in, and fired in self-defense.

Gov. Andy Beshear (D) issued his first statement on the case Wednesday, calling for the U.S. attorney and Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to review the investigation to “ensure justice is done at a time when many are concerned that justice is not blind.”

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