Bodycam Video Shows Tyre Nichols Being Beaten, Tased By Cops
View Source | January 27, 2023 7:24 pm
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- The Memphis Police Department on Friday released body camera video showing black motorist Tyre Nichols being brutally beaten, pepper sprayed and tasered by multiple cops during a traffic stop earlier this month.
- The appalling beatdown that led to Nichols’ death in the hospital days later only lasted about three minutes out of the hour-long footage released by police.
- One officer’s bodycam shows him running to the scene and lunging at Nichols, who immediately drops to the ground. Other officers instantly start beating him and Tasing him. He squeals animalistically as the officers subdue him with blows and restrain him. The officer’s camera is view is then blocked Nichols can be heard screaming and the officers shout at him telling him to “give me your hands” and “give me your f–ing” hands” and then “lay back”.
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