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Old 09-24-2020, 08:30 AM
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Suspect charged with wanton endangerment, assault in connection with shooting of Louisville officers
Chief Robert Schroeder said two officers are stable after a shooting in downtown Louisville Wednesday night. Larynzo Johson was arrested.

Published: 9:17 PM EDT September 23, 2020
Updated: 9:11 AM EDT September 24, 2020
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. Two police officers were shot in downtown Louisville Wednesday night, Chief Robert Schroeder confirmed.

Schroeder said the two were shot at 1st Street and Broadway while responding to reports of shots fired nearby. One officer is alert and stable, while one is undergoing surgery and stable. LMPD said neither have life-threatening injuries.

LMPD did not name the officers, but confirmed one suspect is in custody.

A source in Metro Corrections confirmed to WHAS11 Thursday morning that Larynzo Johnson has been charged in connection with the shooting of the two officers.

Johnson is facing 14 counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of assault.
Credit: Louisville Metro Department of Corrections
Larynzo Johnson is accused of shooting two Louisville Metro Police officers Wednesday night during protests in downtown Louisville.

The shooting was first reported during a livestream on LMPD's Facebook page. An officer can be heard saying "Officer down" and "Take cover" near the intersection of Brooks St. and E. Broadway. The stream ended abruptly.

FBI Louisville said a SWAT team responded to the scene and will assist LMPD in its investigation. A large police presence was seen outside the hospital, with some officers telling crews they ran to the hospital from the scene.

Early Thursday morning, FBI Louisville tweeted that it was looking for help getting photos and videos of the incident. These files can be uploaded to the FBI Louisville website.

FBI Louisville and @LMPD are seeking the public's help regarding the shooting of LMPD officers on 09/23/2020. Anyone with pictures or videos of the incident is asked to provide those files using
FBI Louisville (@FBILouisville) September 24, 2020

Protests started throughout Louisville after the Jefferson County grand jury indicted former officer Brett Hankison for three counts of wanton endangerment after his shots fired into a nearby apartment the night of Breonna Taylor's death.

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