The mayor of Louisville, Kentucky was in downtown on Saturday evening when a suspect came up to him and punched him.
Mayor Greg Fischer (D) is “is doing fine,” his spokeswoman Jessica Wethington said in a statement, according to the Courier-Journal.
Police are still investigating the assault and are in search of the fist-wielding individual who took off after the incident. Photos were released on social media to aid the manhunt of the black man authorities suspects instigated the crime although police have not identified him.
“Earlier this evening, while at Fourth Street Live, Mayor Fischer was punched by an individual,” the Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) wrote on Twitter.
“The Mayor is doing fine. LMPD is investigating & will release further information as it becomes available. Anyone with information can call our anonymous tip line at 502-574-5673,” the statement read.
Earlier this evening, while at Fourth Street Live, Mayor Fischer was punched by an individual. The Mayor is doing fine. LMPD is investigating & will release further information as it becomes available. Anyone with information can call our anonymous tip line at 502-574-5673. pic.twitter.com/BeKnjfJOgv
Additional overhead shots were provided of the suspect moving on foot through the area nearby.
Here are additional photos of the suspect heading Southbound on 4th street at The Palace. pic.twitter.com/cCH1dLX05A
It seems that the incident might be a wake-up call to the democrat’s leftist policies that have supported the defund the police movement as one social media user noted.
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