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WATCH LIVE: Unlawful Assembly Declared as Louisville Protesters Break Windows

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Protesters descended on Louisville, Kentucky, for the second night Thursday after it was announced Wednesday that no police officers would be charged directly for Breonna Taylor’s death.

Just before 8:00 p.m., Brendan Gutenschwager tweeted video footage of protesters marching through the city’s downtown area:

The scene out in downtown Louisville tonight #Louisville #LouisvilleProtests #BreonnaTaylor pic.twitter.com/2L3hW8u90X

— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) September 25, 2020

Courier-Journal reporter Sarah Ladd shared photos of protesters giving police the middle finger and motorcyclists raising their fists in solidarity with the marchers:

Two motorcyclists at First Street lift fists in support as protesters pass pic.twitter.com/Qvh3L3WaTO

— Sarah Ladd (@ladd_sarah) September 25, 2020

At 7:28 p.m., Gutenschwager tweeted video footage of rioters bashing in a structure’s glass windows:

Businesses being targeted in downtown Louisville tonight #Louisville #LouisvilleProtests #BreonnaTaylor pic.twitter.com/rEFL0WOjU9

— Brendan Gutenschwager (@BGOnTheScene) September 25, 2020

Washington Post staff writer Robert Klemko shared photos of what appeared to be the structure and said it was a valet booth:

First property damage I’ve seen in Louisville tonight: a valet booth. pic.twitter.com/tmfS0tLZbo

— robertklemko (@RobertKlemko) September 25, 2020

Just before 8:00 p.m., the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) tweeted that an unlawful assembly had been declared after rioters broke windows on 4th Street:

An Unlawful Assembly has been declared due to protesters breaking windows on 4th Street. Follow us on Facebook to watch our live! #LMPD

— LMPD (@LMPD) September 25, 2020

At 8:00 p.m., Ladd shared a photo of a broken window at a library and what appeared to be a flare on the floor inside:

Broken glass and flare inside library on third pic.twitter.com/J8EeDvKBLQ

— Sarah Ladd (@ladd_sarah) September 25, 2020

A county-wide curfew was announced Wednesday for the next 72 hours between 9:00 p.m. and 6:30 a.m., according to the LMPD’s twitter page.

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