And her boyfriend was there, and he shot at the cops first after they announced they were there. It's amazing what you find out when there's actual penalties for lying your ass off.
People looking to blame Taylor's death on anyone but Taylor herself should point to the boyfriend who opened fire on police officers. At that point, officers have every right to defend themselves.
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes. Help your drug-dealing loser boyfriend run illegal drugs out of your apartment, the cops are going to show up at some point. When your loser drug-dealing boyfriend opens fire on the cops, the cops have every right to return fire.
And the city officials who allowed the lies to spread are just as culpable for the violence that's going on right now.