VIDEO: Kentucky Sheriff’s Blunt Statement to Media About ‘White’ Suspect Shot by One of His Deputies

I’m actually shocked by the bluntness here.  What this says about society, police, or any of the other things…I have no idea.


When a reporter asked him if he was concerned about backlash from the community following the shooting of 25-year-old John Kennedy Fenwick, the sheriff revealed that he was glad to hear he was a white man. Fenwick is reportedly still in critical condition at a hospital in Louisville.

“We are glad that he is white, and we shouldn’t have to be worried about that. We do not want any backlash or violence in this community because people have been misinformed,” he said. “I think that the public needs to know how the criminal justice system works and what officers are able to do. And the media has not done a very good job of informing the public.”

Watch below. Skip ahead to 12:25.

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