New footage reveals moment Breonna Taylor's boyfriend is taken into custody in tears by dozens of Louisville cops with their guns drawn just moments after they shot the EMT dead in no-knock warrant raid

A new video has emerged on social media revealing the moment Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend was taken into custody in a tense exchange with police just minutes after she was fatally shot dead inside her Kentucky apartment in March.
The three-minute clip was filmed by one of Taylor’s neighbors with her smartphone. Taylor’s sister, Juniyah Palmer, shared the video publicly on Thursday.
‘Okay, since the police only wanted to share a small clip of what really happened in those moments ill share the full clip! Palmer wrote in a post accompanying the video. ‘Let’s talk about how Kenny is following orders but literally EVERY officer has their guns pointed at him! Racism is really spelt LMPD.’ 
Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was fatally shot eight times by police as they served a no-knock warrant at her apartment on March 13 and opened fire.
As officers began breaking through the door, her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, fired one shot, striking an officer in the leg. Walker, 28, said he and Taylor were both unaware that it was police on the other side of the door and believed someone was attempting to break into their apartment. The three-minute clip was filmed by one of Taylor’s neighbors with her smartphone. Taylor’s sister, Juniyah Palmer, shared the video publicly on Thursday
The three-minute clip was filmed by one of Taylor’s neighbors with her smartphone. Taylor’s sister, Juniyah Palmer, shared the video publicly on Thursday
A new video has emerged on social media documenting the moment Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend was taken into custody in a tense exchange with police just minutes after she was fatally shot dead inside her Kentucky apartment in March (both pictured above)
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The video begins with at least three officers standing behind vehicles in the parking lot outside the couple’s apartment block, with their guns drawn.
Under the wail of sirens hurling in the background, one officer his heard yelling ‘Come outside’, before the clip cuts forward to another officers issuing commands to Walker, who is not visible in frame.
‘Walk to me,’ the officer shouts, with his weapon drawn. Several other law enforcement personnel are also seen aiming their guns towards the direction of Walker. ‘Turn around, face away! Turn around, face away! Turn around, face away!’ the officer continues.
‘Keep walking backwards sir,’ an officer continues, with Walker still not visible in the clip. ‘Keep walking backwards.’
An officer is then heard asking Walker if he has been ‘hit by a bullet?’.
Walker, his voice trembling, simply replies: ‘No.’
The clip jumps forward for a third time, this time showing more officers in the parking lot area with their guns drawn, aimed at the apartment.
Walker can be heard crying as officers continue to instruct him to ‘walk backwards’ and ‘walk straight down the steps’.
‘Walk back to me! Keep on walking! Walk down!’ an officers yells at Walker. ‘I’m trying,’ he tentatively replies. 
The video begins with at least three officers standing behind vehicles in the parking lot outside the couple’s apartment block, with their guns drawn
The video begins with at least three officers standing behind vehicles in the parking lot outside the couple’s apartment block, with their guns drawn
Walker is seen with his hands up with his back facing to officers moments after he witnessed Breonna being shot eight times by police
Walker is seen with his hands up with his back facing to officers moments after he witnessed Breonna being shot eight times by police
Walker can be heard crying as officers continue to instruct him to ‘walk backwards’ and ‘walk straight down the steps’
Walker can be heard crying as officers continue to instruct him to ‘walk backwards’ and ‘walk straight down the steps’
Walker is then instructed to get onto his knees, a command he obliges. Several officers then walk over to handcuff him away from the scene.
Police descended on Taylor’s apartment that night after securing a court-approved warrant as part of a drugs investigation that allowed officers to enter her home without any prior warning. 
The suspect at the center of the probe had apparently lived at the same address years earlier and continued to receive packages there.
Taylor and Walker had been sleeping in bed when the officers served the warrant at around 1am. Believing they were soon to be victims of a home invasion, Walker, a licensed gun owner, fired a shot into the direction of the doorway, striking Sergeant John Mattingly in the leg.
Officer Brett Hankinson returned fire, ‘blindly’ discharging his weapon in the direction of Walker 10 times. Breonna Taylor was hit eight times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
‘Somebody kicked in the door and shot my girlfriend,’ a frantic Walker told dispatchers in a 911 call.
Unbeknown to the officers at Taylor’s home, the suspect they were actually searching for had been taken into custody hours earlier in a separate location.
Four month’s on from Taylor’s tragic death and only one of the cops involved, Brett Hankinson has been fired. Three others, including the officer who applied for the ‘no-knock’ warrant have been placed on leave. None of those involved have been charged.
A criminal investigation into Taylor’s death is currently being carried out by the Kentucky Attorney General and the FBI.

Walker is then instructed to get onto his knees, a command he obliges
Walker is then instructed to get onto his knees, a command he obliges
Several officers then walk over to handcuff him away from the scene
Several officers then walk over to handcuff him away from the scene
Several officers then walk over to handcuff him away from the scene
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was killed on March 13 after Louisville police officers raided her home and shot her eight times while operating under a search warrant for a drug investigation
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was killed on March 13 after Louisville police officers raided her home and shot her eight times while operating under a search warrant for a
Taylor's boyfriend Kenneth Walker (right) was at the home the night of the fatal raid and had fired his licensed gun fearing the cops were intruders
Taylor's boyfriend Kenneth Walker (right) was at the home the night of the fatal raid and had fired his licensed gun fearing the cops were intruders 
Newly-released audio recordings from the investigation into the shooting have revealed that officers arrived at Taylor’s home with battering rams, despite cops identifying the suspect as a ‘soft target’ and admitting they didn’t ‘anticipate a threat’.
The new recordings, obtained by NVC, reveal Sgt Jason Vance, who conducted the interviews, told Mattingly that the cops' approach was 'the most passive way in.'
It also reveals Walker had spoken to police after he was 'encouraged' to waive his Miranda rights.
Taylor's death has sparked nationwide protests demanding the three officers involved - Mattingly and Detectives Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove - be arrested and charged.
The shooting has been reported to have occurred under a 'no-knock' warrant, however both police and Walker have agreed cops knocked before entering.
But Walker and Taylor's family have disputed police officers' claims that they identified themselves as police upon arrival.
In the 40-minute clip of his interview, Mattingly is heard insisting that officers banged on the door twice and shouted, 'Police, search warrant!'
He confirmed that police knocked because they considered Taylor's home a 'soft target' and anticipated 'no threat.'
Mattingly said the knocking lasted 45 seconds - which he described as enough time for 'the average person, or even a disabled person' to react - before they rammed the door.
The recorded interviews also indicate Sgt Vance had 'led' his witness during the interrogation, almost helping Mattingly with his responses. 
When asked Mattingly explained he fired six times at Walker after he had been hit, Vance replied: 'That's kind of like what I was getting to because of your positioning, you know, initially when you're shot - and then rightfully so, you're returning fire.'   
'You made a conscious decision, you know, "I'm now injured I need to move, so they can protect themselves and me as well," Vance continued. 
He then pauses saying: 'And then - I don't want to put words in your mouth', to which Mattingly replies: 'No, that's it.' 
The three officers in the case - from left, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detectives Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove - have not been charged in the shooting despite protests
The three officers in the case - from left, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detectives Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove - have not been charged in the shooting despite protests
The death of Breonna Taylor during a no-knock search warrant in Louisville, Kentucky, was the result of a police operation to clear out her neighborhood for a gentrification project, her family claims.
Taylor - who had no criminal record and worked for two local hospitals - was killed after police fired at least 20 rounds into the home, according to a lawsuit filed by her family
This is the home where Breonna and her boyfriend Kenneth were watching a movie late at night on March 13, before a team of Louisville Police rammed the door during a raid
This is the home where Breonna and her boyfriend Kenneth were watching a movie late at night on March 13, before a team of Louisville Police rammed the door during a raid 
In interviews with Walker, he said he and Taylor, who were watching a movie in their bedroom, shouted, 'who is it?' but did not hear a response, prompting him to grab his gun over fears of an intruder. 
Walker was questioned over the incident by Sgt Amanda Seelye, at 4 in the morning, hours after the shooting.
He admitted he was 'scared about what to say', before Seeyle reassured him they just wanted to know what happened and said it would 'be good' for him to sign the waiver to get his statement. 
'And then we can leave you alone,' she says. He was indicted six days later.  
Walker told investigators had fired a 'warning' shot, thinking someone was breaking in, before gunfire broke out from police.  
The family's lawsuit states Mattingly and the other officers serving the warrant, Cosgrove and Hankison, then began shooting 'erratically, recklessly, willfully, wantonly and maliciously from inside the home, outside the home, outside a neighbor's home, outside Breonna's patio door and outside the window to Breonna's sister's room.' 
Taylor was struck by bullets in the hallway and suffered eight gunshot wounds. 
Mattingly confirmed in interviews that police had fired 16 times.
Taylor's death has sparked nationwide protests demanding the three officers involved - Mattingly and Detectives Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove - be arrested and charged
Taylor's death has sparked nationwide protests demanding the three officers involved - Mattingly and Detectives Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove - be arrested and charged
A person holds a sign as crowds gathered for a demonstration demanding justice for the death of Breonna Taylor and other black Americans, at the Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky last month
A person holds a sign as crowds gathered for a demonstration demanding justice for the death of Breonna Taylor and other black Americans, at the Capitol in Frankfort, Kentucky last month 
Walker explained in his interview that he reacted out of fear, as most people would if someone was banging on the door late at night.  
'It's the middle of the night. Somebody is beating on the door and not saying who they are ... What are you going to do?' he told investigators. 
'I know y'all have guns at home. You're going to grab it and be cautious like, 'Okay, so what's going on?' 
'You're creeping towards (the door) ... 'Who is it? Who is it?' You don't know who it is and then the door flies open?' 
Walker was arrested and charged with first-degree assault and attempted murder of a police officer after Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly was shot in the leg during the raid.
The attempted murder charge against Walker was later dropped.  
Hankison, 44, was later fired after it was found he violated department policies by 'blindly' firing 10 rounds into Taylor's home during the incident. The two other cops have been placed on administrative  reassignment. 
New footage reveals moment Breonna Taylor's boyfriend is taken into custody in tears by dozens of Louisville cops with their guns drawn just moments after they shot the EMT dead in no-knock warrant raid New footage reveals moment Breonna Taylor's boyfriend is taken into custody in tears by dozens of Louisville cops with their guns drawn just moments after they shot the EMT dead in no-knock warrant raid Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 02:00 Rating: 5

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