police use of 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.
They each face up to five years in prison.
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.
All three families have the same high-profile lawyers, and they're calling on the UN Human Rights Commission to get involved.
"Emotions of outrage,” said a North Carolina chief. "I could not watch the entire video. My spirit just didn't allow me to witness that type of treatment to a human being."
"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.
The video shows one officer continuously punching Richard Castillo in the face, head, and body as he crouches down, still holding onto the fence.
Horrified shoppers, many wearing face masks, watched him bleed out on the floor.
After the man hit the ground, he lay motionless for the remainder of a now-viral 42-second bystander video.
In a viral video, you can hear the Phoenix officer yelling, “You’re going to fucking get shot” and “I’m going to put a fucking cap in your fucking head”