A GoFundMe web page was arrange for Kenneth Walker’s authorized protection fund after the officer who was shot introduced he was suing him.
ATLANTA — Tyler Perry, a person recognized for giving again to the group and giving to these in want, has performed it once more.
Kenneth Walker was together with his girlfriend, Breonna Taylor, at her Louisville condominium the night time of March 13 when a police raid went improper, resulting in Taylor’s demise.
The 27-year-old was charged with the tried homicide of a police officer throughout that tragic incident. These prices have been dismissed on Could 26.
In October, the Louisville Metro Police officer who was shot by Walker the night time of the lethal raid on Breonna Taylor’s condominium introduced he was suing Walker.
A GoFundMe web page was arrange for Walker’s authorized protection fund. It sat for weeks with round $500 within the account.
Till Sunday when a supply confirmed to 11Alive that Tyler Perry donated $100,000 to the fund.
Walker’s shot struck Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly’s higher thigh which required surgical procedure for the harm.
In an announcement to 11Alive’s sister station, WHAS11, Mattingly’s lawyer Kent Wicker mentioned, “Sgt. Mattingly was shot and practically killed by Kenneth Walker. He is entitled to, and will, use the authorized course of to hunt a treatment for the harm that Walker has brought about him.”
The lawsuit says Walker deliberately shot Mattingly and acted recklessly in firing his pistol within the path of the law enforcement officials who have been serving a warrant.
The GoFundMe web page says Walker, who witnessed his girlfriend’s demise, “has been by hell” since that night time.
“It’s outrageous for one of many males partially chargeable for all that, to sue the person who endured it,” the web page organizer mentioned.
In September of this yr, Forbes journal reported that Perry has earned greater than $1.four billion since 2005, with a fortune that features houses, planes, and his mega-production studio in Georgia.
Perry has continually supported numerous civil rights causes and has impressed 1000’s together with his random acts of kindness.