A video posted on social media this week shows a police officer keeping his knee planted on the neck of a black man who pleaded that he couldn’t breathe and subsequently died shortly afterward.
It happened Monday night, when cops were responding to a “forgery in progress.” Police arrived and saw the suspect sitting in a car. According to the Department, the man resisted arrest so he was placed in handcuffs, adding “he appeared to be suffering medical distress.”
The Police Dept. added, “At no time were weapons of any type used by anyone involved in this incident.”
What the P.D. did not address … is the video, and it’s incredibly disturbing.
The black man can be heard moaning and telling the officer that he’s having trouble breathing.
The officer doesn’t budge, as another officer passively watches.
It’s apparent the man is in distress, as a passerby screams, “That’s bulls***, bro. You’re stopping his breathing right there, bro. Get him off the ground, bro,” adding the officer was “enjoying it.”
The man becomes motionless, an ambulance shows up and the man is taken to a hospital where he died.
The footage, which was shared by bystander Darnella Frazier,
She said on Facebook that “the police killed him, bro, right in front of everybody,” the Washington Post reported.
“He was crying, telling them like, ‘I can’t breathe,’ and everything. They killed this man,” Frazier wrote.
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