A man that has been charged with the attempt of assassination of a Louisville, Kentucky mayoral candidate has been released on bond that was funded by a local Black Lives Matter chapter.
Quintez Brown, a Louisville area Black Lives Matter activist, is accused of the attempted assassination of Louisville mayoral candidate Craig Greenburg. Brown reportedly walked into Greenburg’s office and fired shots at the candidate and four staffers. Fortunately, no one was injured in the attack, but Brown has been released on his $100,000.00 bond because of the BLM funding.
The organization claimed that the bond was funded to help keep Brown somewhere safe until his trial begins. The Metro Council President David James announced that the BLM-funded group should not have bailed Brown out of jail. Ultimately, Louisville-BLM will be responsible for any actions committed by Brown while out of custody.
Quintez Brown is currently running as an independent for Louisville Metro Council and has been openly opposed to major projects to improve the city. He believes that candidates should be running on social-justice campaigns. Additionally, he appears to oppose gun violence despite the alleged reports of the use of a firearm to attack mayoral candidate Greenburg.