Students allege police brutality after NY shooting

A lawyer says three college footballplayers were brutalized by police when they tried to help ateammate who had been shot by a New York officer. Click 'next' below your video player for more on the story.

News 12 Staff

May 22, 2014, 7:25 PM

Updated 3,677 days ago

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A lawyer says three college footballplayers were brutalized by police when they tried to help ateammate who had been shot by a New York officer.
Click 'next' below your video player for more on the story.
Attorney Bonita Zelman told The Associated Press that one playerbegged police to let him perform CPR. She says an officer put a gunin his ribs, threatened to shoot him and arrested him.
She says two other players were subdued by stun gun.
Zelman said Wednesday the players told her that Danroy Henry ofEaston, Mass., lay dying and handcuffed on the pavement with no onehelping him.
Police say Henry was shot early Sunday when he sped off in hiscar, striking two officers who had responded to a bar disturbance.
The Mount Pleasant police chief did not immediately return acall for comment.
Westchester DA's office to probe Pace Univ. athlete's death
Family, friends hold MA vigil for slain Pace student
Mt. Pleasant PD: Officers forced to shoot Pace student


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