WARNING VERY GRAPHIC POLICE SHOOTING :
Corey Antonio Boykin Jr. seen shot on Body camera footage by two Louisville, KY officers, he was armed. details to what happened during a robbery in Okolona, but ultimately left more questions than answers. The man was identified Monday night by the Jefferson County coroner’s office as 24-year-old Corey Antonio Boykin Jr.
While Major Frank Hardison of the department’s Public Integrity Unit named the officers involved and said that a victim was pistol-whipped, bound and gagged by the suspect, simple details such as if the gun was loaded or if officer’s properly shouted for him to drop his weapon were left unanswered. “Because this investigation is ongoing the comments we are going to make are preliminary,” LMPD Police Chief Conrad said. “We will be unable to answer all of your questions today.”
Shortly after, they received another call of a robbery in progress. When they went to investigate a loading dock on the side of the building, the door swung open and the shootout occurred.
One victim was bound with duct tape and pistol-whipped according to Hardison. He was transported to University of Louisville hospital and has since been released. Dillion has been with Louisville Metro Police since September of 2015, and Ulery has been with the department since Feb of 2016. Both have been placed on administrative leave during the investigation.