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Louisville officer shot in Breonna Taylor raid retiring

FILE - This undated file photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna...
FILE - This undated file photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky. In news reported on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020, Louisville police have taken steps that could result in the firing of an officer who sought the no-knock search warrant that led detectives to the apartment where Taylor was fatally shot.(Courtesy of Taylor Family attorney Sam Aguiar via AP, File)
Published: Apr. 28, 2021 at 9:55 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor’s apartment is retiring.

Police spokesperson Beth Ruoff tells news outlets that Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly is planning to retire from the Louisville Metro Police Department on June 1.

Mattingly was shot in the leg during the March 13, 2020, raid. Taylor’s boyfriend fired at him after believing an intruder was breaking into the apartment.

Mattingly was shot in the femoral artery but has recovered.

Mattingly said in a statement that the U.S. Justice Department announced this week that it is investigating Louisville police did not affect his decision.

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