You may have seen the disturbing video of the black teens who had a gun pulled on them by a McKinney, Texas police officer that has been making the rounds in national news and online.
One officer, Eric Casebolt has been suspended after video showed him throwing a bikini-clad teen to the ground in a violent matter and pulling a gun on other teens. Police say they were called to the scene because complaint calls indicated that there were teens at the pool who didn’t have permission to be present and were refusing to leave.
Brandon Brooks, who posted the video, wrote in the description to it: “A fight between a mom and a girl broke out and when the cops showed up everyone ran, including the people who didn’t do anything. So the cops just started putting everyone on the ground and in handcuffs for no reason. This kind of force is uncalled for especially on children and innocent bystanders.”
The McKinney Police Department says it is investigating the incident and that “at this time, one of the responding officers has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome.”
Here is an interview with one of the party organizers who explains her version of how things started.