::VIDEO: LA Officers Assault TV Crews

From Raleigh Chronicle Staff & Wire Reports
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

LOS ANGELES - During a May Day rally, Los Angeles police officers are seen assaulting and shooting with rubber bullets at members of the media including TV crews and newspaper photographers.  A female photographer is clearly seen to be pushed by officers in tactical uniforms.

Officers are also seen assaulting a man as he carries an American flag and tries to get out of the way.

The incident sparked an apology from the Los Angeles police chief as well as three separate investigations being launched into the incident.

The video at right is courtesy of Fox11TV in Los Angeles via YouTube.   ::

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::VIDEO: LA Officers Assault TV Crews

From Raleigh Chronicle Staff & Wire Reports
Wednesday, May 2, 2007

LOS ANGELES - During a May Day rally, Los Angeles police officers are seen assaulting and shooting with rubber bullets at members of the media including TV crews and newspaper photographers.  A female photographer is clearly seen to be pushed by officers in tactical uniforms.

Officers are also seen assaulting a man as he carries an American flag and tries to get out of the way.

The incident sparked an apology from the Los Angeles police chief as well as three separate investigations being launched into the incident.

The video at right is courtesy of Fox11TV in Los Angeles via YouTube.   ::

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