Hamza “Travis” Nagdy, 21, a protest chief identified for his optimism and vitality in Louisville’s push for racial justice within the wake of the police taking pictures dying of Breonna Taylor, was reportedly shot and killed early Monday (November 23) in Louisville, in accordance with the Louisville Courier Journal.
Few particulars about Nagdy’s dying have surfaced. Louisville Metro Police spokesman Matt Sanders mentioned he was transported to College of Louisville Hospital, the place he subsequently died from his wounds.
LMPD is investigating the incident and mentioned no suspects have been recognized.
Nagdy was an everyday at Jefferson Sq. Park, a preferred location the place protesters gathered to demand justice for Breonna Taylor.
Antonio T-Made Taylor, an impartial reporter and youth mentor in Louisville, said about Nagdy’s death: “Travis actually believed he may assist change systemic racism. He believed he might be a giant a part of that change.
“What I am hoping is he’ll grow to be an emblem of the violence that is occurring, and other people will lastly give it the eye that we must be giving to this file variety of homicides in our metropolis,” he added. “We’re simply hoping that he’ll grow to be an emblem of what nice lives we’re going to lose if we do not wrap a motion round what is going on on.”
Taylor was killed March 13 when former officer Brett Hankison, Det. Myles Cosgrove and Sgt. John Mattingly executed a botched “no-knock” warrant at Taylor’s condo which she shared together with her boyfriend Kenneth Walker. Believing they have been intruders, Walker fired his weapon and gunfire from the officers ensued. The 26-year previous Taylor was struck five times and died.
On Sept. 23, a grand jury returned three counts of “wanton endangerment” within the first diploma in opposition to Hankinson for firing into one other condo. The opposite two officers, Mattingly and Cosgrove, weren’t charged and stay on the drive. Hankinson was fired in July.
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