Police officer in Breonna Taylor incident speaks out

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly tells Michael Strahan that Taylor’s death was not “a race thing.”
2:22 | 10/21/20

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Jen, thank you. We turn to ABC's Kyra Phillips in Washington, D.C. With our latest headlines. Good afternoon, Kyra. Reporter: Amy, great to see you. We begin with the push to the presidency with just 13 days left. Former president Obama hitting the campaign trail for his former number two, Joe Biden, doing a drive-in rally in Philadelphia as president trump tried to energize people in Pennsylvania saying to the people about the plague, he wouldn't have had to barn storm there, but saying he wouldn't do much differently if he had a do over on the coronavirus. Be sure to catch all the coverage of our final candidates' debate tomorrow night here on ABC at 8:00 P.M. Eastern. Developments to tell you about in the breonna Taylor case. A Kentucky judge giving grand jurors the green light to speak out publicly. At least one raising questions about what they were told. And sergeant Jonathan Mattingly who was wounded during the incident speaking out for the first time telling "Gma's" Michael Strahan in this exclusive interview that breonna's death was not, quote, a race thing and also this -- Do you believe if you had body cameras, this wouldn't have happened? The incident would have still happened, but it would have been shown on camera what happened. This wouldn't have been an issue. This wouldn't be a case. You would never hear about it. Reporter: Riot police and Nigerian soldiers firing on hundreds of protesters demonstrating against police brutality in Lagos. At least a dozen people there while more protests are planned today despite a curfew. Now stars like Beyonce and Rihanna calling for an end to that violence. Back here at home to the world series like no other. L.A. Taking down Tampa bay in game one. Mookie BETTs with multiple stolen basis. The first player to pull that off since the great bambino, babe Ruth. T.J., my dodgers out slugging the rays in that 8-3 game. This is going to get me over the hump day. We get it. L.A. Won. Fine. Reporter: Don't be bitter. I'm not at all. I enjoyed the game. It's going to be a fun world series. Amazing we even get to it give all that was going on. Congrats on the game one win, Kyra. Talk to you soon. A lot ahead on "Gma3."

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