Officer Involved in Breonna Taylor Raid Sues Her Boyfriend for Assault, Distress

Louisville Sergeant Jonathan Mattingly has filed a civil suit against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, claiming he experienced “severe trauma, mental anguish, and emotional distress” due to Walker’s actions during the March 13 incident. Mattingly was one of the three officers who conducted a no-knock raid at Taylor’s apartment, and once they were inside, Taylor’s boyfriend, who is a licensed gun owner, fired a shot after believing the plainclothes officers were intruders. Walker’s shot wounded Mattingly in the leg, and in his lawsuit, Mattingly calls Walker’s actions “outrageous, intolerable, and…

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