Two Louisville Police Officers Shot During Riot, Police Say

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Two police officers were shot in Louisville during Wednesday night’s riots, Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder said at a press conference.

Schroeder said at the press conference that both officers who were shot are in stable condition and that there is a suspect in custody. (RELATED: Louisville Police Declare Unlawful Assembly, Multiple Fires Set)

A crowd that had gathered on the streets scattered after several loud bangs rang out shortly after 8:30 PM.

FBI Louisville later said on Twitter that the FBI Louisville SWAT team was responding to an LMPD officer who was shot.

Although it’s unclear how many shots were fired, both police radio communications and reports from journalists on scene say multiple gunshots were heard at approximately 8:40 and 9:00 PM.

Protests and riots erupted Wednesday in Louisville following the announcement that one officer had been indicted on charges related to Breonna Taylor’s death.

The crowd set multiple fires across the city and broke windows as they marched.

The city put in place a curfew from 9:00 PM to 6:30 AM.

This is a developing story.