Protesters gathered in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday following the grand jury decision not to charge any of the officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor with her killing in Louisville, Kentucky.
At least one arrest was reported early Thursday. Someone directed a laser pointer at an officer's eyes.
The grand jury decision was announced Wednesday during a weekly Black Lives Matter protest outside LA's Hall of Justice.
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Photos: Enraged by Breonna Taylor Decision, Protesters Gather Nationwide
"It's another decision on top of a litany of decisions that show that police continue to at with impunity when they harm and kill Black people," said protester Sandy Hudson, a Black Lives Matter organizer at the Hall of Justice.
Demonstrators marched through the streets, occasionally impeding traffic- as police appeared to be standing by and watching the demonstrations without engaging protesters. Video showed a person marking a wall outside police headquarters with graffiti.
News of the grand jury’s decision in the Breonna Taylor case spread quickly Wednesday as demonstrators took to the streets of Louisville, protesting her killing and the limited charges brought against only one of the officers involved.
Protests in downtown neighborhoods of Louisville also led to clashes between demonstrators and officers. Blocks away from the center of protests, a Louisville Metro police officer was shot. The officer's condition was unknown, and further details were not immediately available.
Former Louisville police Detective Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment connected with the shooting that ended in Taylor's killing, but no charges were announced directly related to Taylor's killing.
Previously, the city of Louisville agreed to pay $12 million to Taylor's family and reform police practices as part of a lawsuit settlement months, after Taylor's slaying by police thrust the Black woman's name to the forefront of a national reckoning on race.
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