(March 31, 2022 / JNS) A Kentucky resident has been indicted on one count of attempted murder and four counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for firing multiple rounds at Jewish mayoral candidate Craig Greenberg, reported the Associated Press.
A grand jury in Louisville indicted Quintez Brown, 21, on Monday for the shooting on Feb. 14. He will be arraigned on April 4.
Four of Greenberg’s staffers were also nearby when Brown appeared at the campaign office and began firing off a handgun. After a staffer managed to shut the office door, which they then barricaded using tables and desks, the suspect fled the scene but was arrested about a half-mile from the office, the AP noted.
Brown, who was running for Louisville Metro Council at the time of the shooting, was later released on bond, placed on home incarceration and given an ankle monitor. The suspect’s lawyer said at a hearing in February that Brown has “serious mental issues.”
A group called the Louisville Community Bail Fund, which was co-founded by a Black Lives Matter organizer, paid Brown’s $100,000 cash bond. Greenberg said it was “impossible to believe” that his attacker could be released from jail following the shooting.
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