An unidentified man launched an unprovoked punch at the mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, in public Saturday.
Democratic Mayor Greg Fischer was standing at a public event in Louisville when the alleged assailant approached him. The man proceeded to punch Fischer and knock him to the ground, according to footage shared on Twitter.
Here is the video showing an unidentified black male sucker punching Louisville Democrat mayor Greg Fischer (@louisvillemayor) to the ground at a #Juneteenth event on Saturday. pic.twitter.com/R7hz5erOOQ
— Andy Ngô 🏳️🌈 (@MrAndyNgo) June 20, 2022
The suspect was able to leave the scene in the ensuing disorder while bystanders tended to Fischer, the footage appears to show. The Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) is still seeking the suspect as of yesterday, according to WLKY news. (RELATED: Kentucky Democratic Rep. Reportedly Arrested In Louisville Riots)
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
— LMPD (@LMPD) June 19, 2022
A spokeswoman for Fischer said he “is doing fine” after the incident, according to WDRB news. (RELATED: Louisville Police Department Refuses To Release Daily Caller Reporters Despite Confirming Press Credentials)