The woman who struck police officers with an SUV at a protest has now been charged with attempted murder.

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Deyanna Davis, who was driving the SUV that struck a New York State Trooper and other officers, at a protest near Bailey Avenue in Buffalo, has been charged in the incident. According to WIVB, Deyanna has been charged with attempted murder, in addition to aggravated assault. There were two other passengers in the vehicle and both of them have also been charged. Deyanna appeared in court yesterday (June 24).

State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes spoke about the incident and said that Deyanna should be released from jail.

“In my conversations with it was either the police commissioner or mayor, maybe both, even a person who doesn’t have a police background can see that was just what it was an accident. And most people are not incarcerated because of an accident.” State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes via WIVB

The New York State officer, Ronald L. Ensminger Jr., suffered from a shattered pelvis and broken leg, due to the accident. He was working the police line on Bailey Ave on June 1. Two other officers were injured. Officer Ensminger was released from the hospital on June 19, according to WKBW.

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