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Police officers stand guard during a protest in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo: Ben Hendren/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Louisville Metro Police Department said two officers were shot downtown in the Kentucky city late Wednesday, hours after a grand jury decided that none of the officers would be charged with the killing of Breonna Taylor.

Details: A police spokesperson told a press briefing that a suspect was in custody and that the injuries of both officers were not life-threatening. One officer was "alert and stable" and the other was undergoing surgery, he said.

  • Metrosafe, the city's emergency services, said earlier it received reports of a shooting at South Brook St. and Broadway Ave., near the area where protests were taking place.
  • Mayor Greg Fischer (D) imposed a curfew for Louisville and the wider Jefferson County for the next 72 hours between 9pm and 6:30am. He urged protesters to go home and return to peacefully protest in the daytime.
  • A police spokesperson said late Wednesday that officers had arrested 46 people during the protests. By early Thursday, most protesters had left the streets.

Driving the news: Earlier on Wednesday, a grand jury indicted Brett Hankison, one of the Louisville police officers who barged into Taylor's home early on March 13, on three counts of wanton endangerment for firing shots blindly into neighboring apartments.

  • The grand did not indict any of the three officers involved in the botched drug raid on homicide or manslaughter charges related to the death of Taylor.
  • The two others who fired shots, Jonathan Mattingly and Myles Cosgrove, were not charged, prompting protests in downtown Louisville and across the U.S.

Of note: Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron said Mattingly and Cosgrove were "justified" in their actions because Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, fired the first shot. Walker said he mistook police for intruders and fired in self-defense.

What they're saying: President Trump tweeted that he'd spoken with Kentucky Gov Andy Beshear (D) and was "prepared to work together, immediately upon request!"

  • "Praying for the two police officers that were shot tonight in Louisville, Kentucky. The Federal Government stands behind you and is ready to help," he said.

Go deeper: Two officers shot in Louisville amid Breonna Taylor protests

Editor's note: This article has been updated with new details throughout.

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DOJ declines to charge officers in 2014 fatal shooting of Tamir Rice

People gather to protest against the police killing of Tamir Rice. Photo: Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

The Department of Justice said on Tuesday it would not bring charges against two officers in 2014 fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, and that it was closing its federal investigation into the shooting.

Why it matters: The killing of Rice triggered large protests against police brutality and galvanized support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Reacting to Tuesday's announcement, Rice's family lawyer said the Justice Department’s “process was tainted," per AP.

Girlfriend told police Nashville man was building bombs year before explosion

Law enforcement officers investigate the house of Anthony Warner. Photo: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images

The girlfriend of Anthony Warner, the man who is believed to have detonated the bomb in Nashville on Christmas Day, warned police officers in August 2019 that he "was building bombs in the RV trailer at his residence," according to police reports obtained by The Tennessean.

Why it matters: Although the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Warner "was not on our radar" before the explosion, the report from the Metro Nashville Police Department "shows that local and federal authorities were aware of alleged threats he had made," The Tennessean writes.

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The European Central Bank and the market's moment of truth

ECB president Christine Lagarde; Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

The biggest event for markets this week will be Thursday's meeting of the European Central Bank's governing council and the press conference following it from ECB president Christine Lagarde.

Why it matters: With interest rates jumping around the globe, investors are looking to central bank heads to see if they will follow the lead of Fed chair Jerome Powell, who says rising rates are nothing to worry about, or Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda, who has drawn a line in the sand on rates.