police use of force
The Salt Lake City mom said she requested a crisis intervention team because she thought they'd be able to de-escalate her son's mental health crisis with minimal force.
Pulled over for a minor traffic stop, the 23-year-old ended up with cuts on her head and legs, abrasions on her hands, and blown-out blood vessels in her eyes, per the complaint.
An officer pulled open Messiah Young’s car door, at which point Young said, “I’m not dying today.”
The complete timeline of the fatal arrest detailed in the complaint released Friday afternoon provides critical new facts.
"When you hear someone calling for help, you are supposed to help. This officer failed in the most basic human sense,” Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said.