Michigan Police Officer Punches Black Man In The Face 7 Times During Arrest
A shocking video shows a bunch of Grand Rapids cops trying to arrest a man. As later turned out this man was suspected for littering along the road.
The incident occurred on March 26. The man was identified as Diabate Hood. The police patrol pulled his car over with other two passengers as a part of Safe Neighborhoods program.
According to the police report, they received an anonymous tip to stop Hood’s car. The officer seen on bodycam video punching Hood at least six times along with demands to “stop resisting”.
Hood screamed out several times, saying, “My eye!” while trying to protect his face.
Later, officers reported that they found 4 firearms in Hood’s car. As of today the police did not clarify if those guns were illegal or not.
"This is the police work that I expect from my personnel," Grand Rapids PD Chief Eric Payne said after the incident.
According to the latest information, the supervisory authority OPA will investigate the actions of the officers.