Suspect in shooting of 2 Louisville police officers identified as Larynzo Johnson

The suspect who was arrested in the shooting of two Lousiville police officers has been identified as 26-year-old Larynzo Johnson, according to a report.

Johnson was charged with wanton endangerment and assault of a police officer, WLKY reported.

He is expected to face an arraignment hearing Friday morning, according to CBS News, which noted that it will likely be remote because courts are closed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The cops were shot at about 8:30 p.m. when they were notified of a large crowd gathering near South Brook and East College streets, according to the news outlet.

They suffered non-life-threatening injuries, according to Robert Schroeder, the LMPD’s interim police chief.

One of the cops was shot in the abdomen, below his bulletproof vest, and was rushed to surgery, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported, citing sources. The second officer was hit in the thigh, the paper said.

Meanwhile, the FBI’s office in Louisville is seeking the public’s help in their investigation of the officers’ shooting during protests over a grand jury decision in the Breonna Taylor case. The agency asked anyone with photographs or videos to upload the files to its website.

*story by The New York Post