It has since been shared more than 100,000 times.
The photo was snapped by photographer Tim Druck.
Louisville Metro Police confirmed in a statement early on Friday (local time) there were at least seven shooting victims, at least one of whom was in critical condition. Seven people were shot and two were hospitalized at protests in the city the previous night, WAVE News reports. But he said he wants to make sure that "we are all safe" in deciding to call in guardsmen to reinforce Louisville police.
Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical tech, was shot eight times on March 13 after Louisville narcotics detectives knocked down her front door. Shots were later heard, prompting some of the protesters to scramble for safety.
Fischer said most of the grievances associated with Taylor's death have been addressed in a live-streamed press conference after 1 a.m. Fischer had announced Friday that the use of no-knock warrants by police were being suspended, the latest in a series of policy changes and other actions in response to Taylor's death.
"The demonstrations in Louisville have all started peacefully, but what we have seen, especially last night, and what our intelligence says is going to happen, are outside groups moving in, trying to create violence to harm everybody who is on those streets", Beshear said Saturday.
As most in the country protested the death of George Floyd, a black Minnesota man who died in police custody on Monday, protesters in Louisville also had the death of Breonna Taylor in mind.
"There is simply no justification for the Louisville police to wantonly open fire, even with pepper balls, on any journalists under any circumstances", WAVE 3 News General Manager Ken Selvaggi said. The case has attracted national headlines alongside the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood in February.
Officials said they believe numerous people involved had come from out of town. We demand reform. But we do not need for our community to get hurt.
"We are so grateful for everyone giving Bre a voice tonight, for saying her name, for demanding truth, for demanding justice and for demanding accountability", Taylor's sister Juniyah Palmer posted to Facebook Thursday.
Meanwhile, live video from downtown Louisville around 12:30am showed some protesters behind makeshift wooden barricades, which appeared to be made out of picnic tables spray-painted with the words "You can't kill us all". A small fire inside a trash can was visible in the middle of the street.
Police in body armor and face shields held batons and lined up downtown. She then said it was only a rubber bullet and that she was fine. Protesters recorded officers with their cellphones.
Chants early on Friday included "No justice, no peace" and "Whose streets?"