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LMPD searching for a man who allegedly punched Mayor Greg Fischer in downtown

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer delivered his final State of the City address from the Kentucky International Convention Center on Feb. 10, 2021.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer delivered his final State of the City address from the Kentucky International Convention Center on Feb. 10, 2021.

Louisville Metro Police said a man punched Mayor Greg Fischer at Fourth Street Live! on Saturday evening.

LMPD Public Affairs Manager Angela Ingram said in a statement that Fischer is “fine.”

Police are investigating the attack and have not made an arrest. The department released photos from nearby security cameras of the man they say hit the mayor.

People can submit tips using LMPD’s anonymous tip line at 502-574-5673 or through theonline crime tip portal.

Fischer made public appearances earlier in the day at Kentuckiana Pride and Juneteenth events.

This story may be updated.

John, News Editor for LPM, is a corps member with Report For America, a national service program that places journalists into local newsrooms. Email John at jboyle@lpm.org.