An attorney for the Ohio man’s family, who was allowed to see surveillance video of the Aug. 5 incident, claims that the young father was leaning on the pellet gun and talking on the phone, with his back toward officers, when he was “shot on sight.”
Gregory Towns’ family is set to file a suit claiming that police violated policy after the Georgia man was hit with a stun gun some 13 times because he was too tired to get up off the ground after a foot chase.
Law enforcement maintains that 19-year-old Roshad McIntosh had a gun and aimed it at the officer who ultimately killed him, but protesters do not believe the report and insist that McIntosh was unarmed and already surrendering.
Charles Belk left a pre-Emmy event in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Friday to make sure he had enough money in the parking meter. He had no idea that he would be handcuffed, locked up and charged with robbing a bank.