President Donald Trump commented on the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery on Fox & Friends Friday morning, calling it “heartbreaking,” but also saying that there could be “something” that happened not on video.
“I saw the tape and it’s very, very disturbing, the tape. I got to see it, it’s very disturbing. I looked at a picture of that young man, he was in a tuxedo, and in fact you put it up, and I will say that looks like a really good young guy,” Trump said on Fox.
Trump continued, calling it a “very disturbing situation” and saying that the situation was “heartbreaking.”
However, Trump also said that there may have been something that happened not captured by the video.
“You know, it could be something that we didn’t see on tape,” Trump said.
“There could be a lot of… if you saw things went off tape and then back on tape, but it was a troubling, I mean, to anybody that watched it, certainly it was a disturbing or troubling video, no question about that.”
“But they have very good law enforcement in the state of Georgia and I’m sure they are going to come up with exactly what happened. It’s a sad thing. Very sad thing. I hate to see that,” the president added.
The shooting of Arbery in Georgia has spurred nationwide outrage after a video was released showing a black male running and then being shot by two white males, father and son Gregory And Travis McMichael. (RELATED: Two 911 Calls Were Made Moments Before Shooting Death Of Ahmaud Arbery)
The McMichaels were charged with murder and aggravated assault Thursday in Georgia.