More than 20 people were arrested Thursday during another evening of demonstrations, which Louisville Metro Police Department officials said included reports of damage.Protesters gathered Thursday afternoon to voice their dissatisfaction with the recent decision in the Breonna Taylor shooting investigation.The demonstrators marched through downtown Louisville hours ahead of the curfew beginning at 9 p.m.A spokesperson for the LMPD said when the demonstrations began, “several members of the march began causing damage.”Officials said windows were broken on Fourth Street at Jeff Ruby’s Steak House. According to the LMPD, some of the other damage that was reported were TARC buses spray-painted with graffiti and a flare that was thrown into the Main Library, breaking windows.Much of the crowd then made their way to the First Unitarian Church on 4th Street, where they remained because church officials allowed them to stay to avoid arrest after the curfew.”Contrary to rumors on social media, the LMPD, at no time, was waiting for ‘a decision from legal about whether or not they can storm the property,’ the LMPD spokesperson said in an update overnight.Officials said no arrests were made for those who were on church property. They also said that the National Guard was not deployed to address the issues Thursday.The LMPD officers who surrounded the church did so to secure the area and investigate the reports of the windows being broke at the library and a possible fire.Officials said LMPD officers left the area and allowed protesters to return to their vehicles.According to the LMPD, the people who were arrested were booked for unlawful assembly, failure to disperse and riot in the first-degree.State Rep. Attica Scott, who recently pre-filed a bill called “Breonna’s Law” that would end no-knock warrants in the state, was among those who were booked.She was booked on three charges, including first-degree rioting, which is a felony.The Kentucky lawmaker who represents District 41 was taken into custody just off the property of the First Unitarian Church on 4th Street. She was trying to join the crowd that had gathered there after the curfew went into effect at 9 p.m.Scott’s daughter, Ashanti Scott, was also arrested.Shameka-Parrish Wright, a local activist with the Bail Project, was also among the demonstrators who were taken into custody. She also faces a charge of rioting.

More than 20 people were arrested Thursday during another evening of demonstrations, which Louisville Metro Police Department officials said included reports of damage.

Protesters gathered Thursday afternoon to voice their dissatisfaction with the recent decision in the Breonna Taylor shooting investigation.

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The demonstrators marched through downtown Louisville hours ahead of the curfew beginning at 9 p.m.

A spokesperson for the LMPD said when the demonstrations began, “several members of the march began causing damage.”

Officials said windows were broken on Fourth Street at Jeff Ruby’s Steak House. According to the LMPD, some of the other damage that was reported were TARC buses spray-painted with graffiti and a flare that was thrown into the Main Library, breaking windows.

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Much of the crowd then made their way to the First Unitarian Church on 4th Street, where they remained because church officials allowed them to stay to avoid arrest after the curfew.

“Contrary to rumors on social media, the LMPD, at no time, was waiting for ‘a decision from legal about whether or not they can storm the property,’ the LMPD spokesperson said in an update overnight.

Officials said no arrests were made for those who were on church property. They also said that the National Guard was not deployed to address the issues Thursday.

The LMPD officers who surrounded the church did so to secure the area and investigate the reports of the windows being broke at the library and a possible fire.

Officials said LMPD officers left the area and allowed protesters to return to their vehicles.

According to the LMPD, the people who were arrested were booked for unlawful assembly, failure to disperse and riot in the first-degree.

State Rep. Attica Scott, who recently pre-filed a bill called “Breonna’s Law” that would end no-knock warrants in the state, was among those who were booked.

She was booked on three charges, including first-degree rioting, which is a felony.

The Kentucky lawmaker who represents District 41 was taken into custody just off the property of the First Unitarian Church on 4th Street. She was trying to join the crowd that had gathered there after the curfew went into effect at 9 p.m.

Scott’s daughter, Ashanti Scott, was also arrested.

Shameka-Parrish Wright, a local activist with the Bail Project, was also among the demonstrators who were taken into custody. She also faces a charge of rioting.

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