2 Louisville officers shot as Breonna Taylor demonstrators take to streets, Trump tweets he's 'praying' for them

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Photo credit Police and protesters converge during a demonstration, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired officer Brett Hankison Wednesday to a judge in Louisville, where the shooting took place. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two Louisville police officers was shot Wednesday night, officials confirmed, as demonstrators took to the city's streets to protest a grand jury's decision in the fatal March police shooting of Breonna Taylor inside her apartment while she slept. 

President Trump took to Twitter late Wednesday night, writing, "Praying for the two police officers that were shot tonight in Louisville, Kentucky. The Federal Government stands behind you and is ready to help. Spoke to @GovAndyBeshear and we are prepared to work together, immediately upon request!"

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden also addressed the shootings, tweeting, "Even amidst the profound grief & anger today's decision generated, violence is never & can never be the answer. Those who engage in it must be held accountable. Jill & I are keeping the officers shot tonight in Louisville in our prayers. We wish them both a swift & full recovery."