An El Paso cop pointed his gun at a group of children. A boy is pulled to the ground & handcuffed. The cop extends his nightstick & yells at the group to get back. Then the boy recording the video is handcuffed. Video: https://t.co/ctfV6DgX28 Article: https://t.co/gkQruMivj7 pic.twitter.com/cbbgHgfLC8
— The Appeal (@theappeal) July 7, 2018
From El Paso Times:
A video showing an El Paso police officer pointing his gun at a group of children has gone viral, with more than 2.7 million views on Facebook.
The incident, which occurred on Thursday and resulted in the officer being placed on desk duty, is being investigated, city officials said Saturday after the video surfaced and was reported by the media.
El Paso Deputy City Manager Dionne L. Mack and El Paso Police Department spokesman Sgt. Enrique Carrillo said at a news conference Saturday that an adult and a minor were arrested for interfering with the duties of a police officer. No injuries were reported.