Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III told Fox News’s Sean Hannity “the truth will come out” regarding the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

In an interview Wednesday night about Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s visit to the riot-torn town. Here are the top three comments from Knowles:

1. On the emerging story that Brown bum-rushed Officer Darren Wilson:

I’ve heard both of those stories. But you know, the City of Ferguson turned this over immediately to the St. Louis County Police Department because we wanted to make sure that the investigation was a fair and impartial investigation. Unfortunately we’ve been criticized. … We’ve completely stayed out of this and tried to remove ourselves from the talk about what may have happened and hope that this investigation now being carried out by several organizations … will come to a conclusion and move forward.

2. On Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s saying there should be a prosecution for the officer who shot Brown:

That’s very concerning for someone who was attorney general for 16 years in the State of Missouri. So I think as I saw earlier, many people are asking for a rigorous investigation, but a rigorous prosecution already assumes that there’s guilt. And as far as I know, he’s not privy to any information outside of this investigation or rather inside the investigation. So I don’t know how he would come to that conclusion.

3. On the investigation into the killing of Brown:

I think like I hope everyone else would be — I’m just being open minded, realizing this is a terrible set of circumstances. This is obviously a few stories out there. But the truth will come out. There’s a lot of physical evidence that they’re talking about right now. There’s a lot of eyewitness testimony. That’s going to be matched up together and we’ll see what the truth is. I trust in the system here.

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