Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer (D) was assaulted by a bystander while attending an event at Fourth Street Live Saturday evening.
Fischer is ‘fine’ after the incident and is resuming his normal duties after the attack.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer "is doing fine" after he was punched on Saturday night. Police are investigating the incident. https://t.co/XFn50h4Ub7
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WHAS 11 aired this video report:
It’s unknown how the bystander breached the mayor’s security and escaped without being detained.
The Courier Journal had further details:
The security breach is particularly alarming in the wake of the February attack on Democratic mayor candidate Craig Greenberg, who was nearly gunned down in his campaign headquarters.
Jessica Wethington, director of