Watch The Louisville Cop Shot In Breonna Taylor Riot Walk Into Roll Call Next Day
A Louisville police officer shot during this week's Breonna Taylor riots walked in for roll call less than twelve hours later.
A Louisville police officer who was shot during the first night of riots following the grand jury’s decision on the Breonna Taylor case shocked everyone by attending his next roll call less than 12 hours later.
Louisville Police Officer Shot During Breonna Taylor Riot Shows For Roll Call
Major Aubrey Gregory was shot in the hip.
This brave officer wasn’t letting his gunshot injury caused by a Black Lives Matter activist interfere with his enthusiasm to protect and serve the residents of Louisville.
Maj. Gregory is active in the Louisville community and loves his city. He made headlines five years ago where he was applauded for helping a woman struggling to breathe finish a 5k.
This man puts others before himself and cares so deeply that his attendance at the roll call was his way of signifying that he WILL be back.
Two @LMPD officers shot during the #BreonnaTaylor protests are on the mend. One of the wounded is Maj. Aubrey Gregory, the compassionate cop who assisted Asia Ford as she struggled in a 2015 10k walk. The story went viral. They’ve remained close as he’s continued helping her. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/WlSipXWD1M
— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) September 24, 2020
The Louisville police offer shocked everyone when he not only came for roll call, but walked in. Maj. Gregory was limping, as he had just been shot in the hip the night before, but it is an incredible moment to watch.
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The Major was greeted with cheers by his fellow men and women in Blue.
Major Gregory is not able to return to full service yet as he needs time to recover, but just by walking in the next day he gave a much needed boost to his fellow officers.
Officer Robinson Desroches Recovering From Surgery
Officer Robinson Desroches is the other Louisville police officer shot during the Breonna Taylor riots.
He required surgery after being shot in the abdomen. Even though Ofc. Desroches will require more time to recover, his prognosis is good.
26-year-old Larynzo Johnson was immediately arrested at the scene after being identified as the shooter.
The Black Lives Matter activist and shooter was charged with 14 counts of wanton endangerment and two counts of assault.
Video of shots being fired in Louisville is in the tweet below.
Larynzo Johnson was arrested over the shooting of two cops in Louisville and was charged with assault of a police officer and wanton endangerment.
— Oigetit PR (@oigetit_pr) September 24, 2020
Right now, Louisville has a lot of healing to do.
So heroes like Major Gregory and Officer Desroches, who are willing to put their lives on the line to protect their community, will keep putting in the hard work for a better tomorrow.