Louisville police and soldiers return fire, killing man

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A Louisville police car drives through downtown as protesters gather to protest the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, Friday, May 29, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Breonna Taylor, a black woman, was fatally shot by police in her home in March. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Louisville police chief says officers and National Guard soldiers enforcing the city’s curfew returned fire, killing a man, when someone in a large group fired at them.

Chief Steve Conrad confirmed the shooting happened around 12:15 a.m. Monday in the parking lot of a business on West Broadway.

He said officers and the National Guard were called to break up a large group of people who had gathered there after the city’s curfew when when someone fired a shot at them.

He said officers and soldiers returned fire. It’s unclear if the person killed was the one who fired at law enforcement.

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