The suspect who was jailed in the shooting of two Louisville law enforcement officer has actually been identified as 26-year-old Larynzo Johnson, according to a report.
Johnson was charged with wanton endangerment and assault of a law enforcement officer, WLKY reported.
He is anticipated to deal with an arraignment hearing Friday early morning, according to CBS News, which noted that it will likely be remote since courts are closed amid the pandemic.
The polices were shot at about 8:30 p.m. when they were informed of a big crowd event near South Brook and East College streets, according to the news outlet.
They suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Robert Schroeder, the LMPD’s interim cops chief.
One of the cops was shot in the abdominal area, below his bulletproof vest, and was rushed to surgery, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported, mentioning sources. The 2nd officer was struck in the thigh, the paper stated.
On the other hand, the FBI’s office in Louisville is looking for the public’s aid in its investigation of the officers’ shooting throughout protests over a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case. The agency asked anybody with pictures or videos to upload the files to its site.