Louisville cop shot during Breonna Taylor riots shows up to roll call after ...

Louisville cop shows up to morning roll call despite being shot in the hip the night before during Breonna Taylor unrest and is greeted with a round of applause by his fellow officers Major Aubrey Gregory was shot in the hip during riots in Louisville on Wednesday night He was rushed to hospital in stable condition before being released on Thursday Just hours later, Gregory received a rapturous round of applause from colleagues as he returned to the Louisville Police Department His colleague, Officer Robinson Desroches, was also shot during the riots and remains in hospital following surgery Larynzo Johnson, 26, has been charged over the shootings of both officers Riots broke out in Louisville on Wednesday after a grand jury chose not to indict officers on murder charges over the March death of Breonna Taylor 

By Andrew Court For Dailymail.com

Published: 03:20 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 04:19 BST, 25 September 2020

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One of the two officers shot during Wednesday night's riots in Louisville has returned to his police precinct just hours after being released from hospital. 

Major Aubrey Gregory was greeted with a round of applause from colleagues as he arrived at the Louisville Metro Police Department for roll call on Thursday morning. 

Gregory is the commander of Louisville police department's special operations division and was leading the response to riots that erupted in the city Wednesday night, following a grand jury's decision not to indict cops on murder charges over the shooting death of black woman, Breonna Taylor. 

Major Aubrey Gregory returned to his the Lousville Metro Police Department Precinct on Thursday morning, less than 24 hours after he was shot during riots over Breonna Taylor

Major Aubrey Gregory returned to his the Lousville Metro Police Department Precinct on Thursday morning, less than 24 hours after he was shot during riots over Breonna Taylor 

Gregory is the commander of Louisville police department's special operations division

The second officer who was shot during the night of violence - Officer Robinson Desroches - remains at University of Louisville Hospital following surgery

Gregory (left)  is the commander of Louisville police department's special operations division. He was shot alongside Officer Robinson Desroches (right)  during riots on Wednesday night 

Gregory has been a Louisville police officer since 1999, according to the Courier Journal.  

He previously served as commander of the city's Fifth Division and has experience working with Louisville's SWAT team and bomb squad.  

Meanwhile, the second officer shot during the night of violence in Louisville on Wednesday -  Officer Robinson Desroches

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