The Louisville Police Department confirmed they fired tear gas at the security guard, who was in the building documenting the protests. Louisville police shot a
23-year-old security guard patrolling the Department of Justice on Monday night, as he began filming a group of riot police officers pinning a man to the ground during a love rally love and respect.
The video shows smoke, explosions and marks on windows. “Oh damn, they shot at me,” he says in the video. On Thursday, more than 16 hours after this article was first published, the Louisville Police Department confirmed an officer shot at the security guard.
Police spokesman Dwight Mitchell said: “After viewing video footage of the incident, it was determined that a tear gas ball was used in this case. Jefferson resident, who requested anonymity because of the incident, was not identified because of the incident not allowed to worry about him.
He told BuzzFeed News: “In my opinion, it’s amazing to see how happy they are,” he told the BuzzFeed news site. Matter across the country opened fire on crowds of protesters and killed them Local celebrity Barbecue chef David McAtee Police also shot a reporter with tear gas, a rubber bullet, while she was firing live wave, who is of Latino descent, said he was not involved in any protests and described his political views as “pretty neutral.”
He walked to that part of the Court Justice a few hours earlier and the area was very quiet, so when he turned around and saw protesters and riot police, he took his phone and start recording.
“I was just curious and wanted to show my friends what was happening downtown,” he said. “I have no bad intentions or anything.” He said he was glad that the windows of the government building were sturdy enough to keep him and keep him out of harm’s way.
It is not clear what ammunition was used. “It just scared me,” he said. “All of a sudden, you’ve just been shot in.”
The security guard said he immediately left the window and stopped filming. “I don’t want it to happen again,” he said. The security guard said he did not contact authorities for fear of retaliation, but posted the video to Twitter, where it has been viewed more than 3.3 million times.
Police spokesman Mr. said: “We have not received a complaint from anyone regarding this incident. If they choose, we encourage them to file a complaint with the Professional Standards Unit.” But there’s one thing the security guard wants now: “Justice for Breonna Taylor,” he said.