Brett Hankison has officially entered his plea claiming that he's not guilty.
Brett Hankison was charged for wanton endangerment. Hankison appeared in court via audio conference call, where he entered his not guilty plea.
The ex-officer was indicted last week and released after posting his $15,000 bail, but if convicted for wanton endangerment, he faces a maximum of five years in prison.
"This is outrageous and offensive to Breonna Taylor's memory," said attorney Ben Crump. "It's yet another example of no accountability for the genocide of persons of color by white police officers. How ironic and typical that the only charges brought in this case were for shots fired into the apartment of a white neighbor, while no charges were brought for the shots fired into the Black neighbor's apartment or into Breonna's residence. This amounts to the most egregious disrespect of Black people, especially Black women, killed by police in America, and it's indefensible."
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