Maj. Aubrey Gregory was shot September 23 and went again to work Monday, he instructed reporters throughout an internet information convention Wednesday.
Gregory stated initially he did not know he had been shot. He stated his hip felt prefer it was on fireplace earlier than discovering a gunshot wound.
The officer stated he was “very disheartened” that whereas many protesters demonstrated peacefully, the gunman selected violence as a substitute.
“To be shot by a single particular person, I do not maintain the group chargeable for what one other particular person did,” Gregory stated. “However I maintain that particular person accountable.”
Gregory stated he has spoken to Officer Robinson Desroches, the opposite officer shot throughout the identical protest.
“We’re extraordinarily lucky that these two officers will get well,” Louisville Metropolitan Interim Police Chief Robert Schroeder stated.
Suspect Larynzo Johnson is accused of capturing each officers. He faces two counts of first-degree assault of a police officer and 14 counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer, in keeping with data from the Louisville Metropolitan Division of Corrections.
CNN could not instantly decide whether or not Johnson had an lawyer. However Johnson is predicted to have a listening to later this week, Gregory stated.