Police identify man killed at Louisville Breonna Taylor protest
The man fatally shot at a protest against the police killing of Breonna Taylor in Kentucky has been identified as an avid photographer who had been a vocal supporter of the anti-racism demonstrations in the US state.
Police said Tyler Charles Gerth, 27, of Louisville, died after being shot at Jefferson Square Park in downtown Louisville on Saturday night. A suspect, who has not yet been publicly identified, has since been taken into custody, they said.
The Courier Journal reported that Gerth was a budding photographer and graduate of the University of Kentucky who documented the weeks of protests for racial justice in Louisville on his Instagram account.
“Tyler was incredibly kind, tender hearted and generous, holding deep convictions and faith,” his family said in a statement,…