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Man dies in shooting at Louisville protest over Breonna Taylor killing

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Video posted on social media appears to show man opening fire in Jefferson Square Park as people run for cover

Authorities in the US are investigating a fatal shooting on Saturday night at a park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, where demonstrators had gathered to protest the death of Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was shot in her home by police.

Reports of shots fired at Jefferson Square Park were made at around 9pm, Louisville metro police said, and Jefferson county sheriff’s department officers performed emergency life-saving measures on a man, but he died at the scene. Another shooting victim across the street at the Hall of Justice was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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