LMPD Officer Indicted For Alleged Civil Rights Violation


(Louisville, KY) - An LMPD officer has been federally indicted. 

The officer is accused of hitting a kneeling protester in the head during civil unrest over the Breonna Taylor case.

Officer Cory Evans is accused of violating the protester's civil rights, hitting them in the back of the head with a riot stick as they knelt with their hands up waiting to be arrested. 

The alleged crime happened on May 31st of 2020.

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