A county official said that during an protest in Buffalo, an old man pushed the police over the old man’s head, and he was “smart and direction”.
Erie County Chief Executive Mark Poloncarz said in a tweet Friday that shortly after the curfew took effect near Niagara Square, a 75-year-old man was pushed over by an officer at the Erie County Medical Center on Thursday The time is in a serious but stable state, not far from the city hall.
“As ECMC officials conveyed to me, he’remains alert and sharp’,” Poloncarz tweeted. “That’s good news. I hope he can recover completely.”
Poloncarz is earlier Tweet Officials in the incident “must be held accountable for their actions”, not just fired from the department.
Byron Brown, mayor of Buffalo, said the two officials involved in the incident-whose videos are widely distributed on social media-have been suspended without pay.
Brown said in a statement: “I am deeply disturbed by the videotape, as is Buffalo Police Chief Byron Lockwood.” “He directed an immediate investigation into the matter and two officials were suspended without pay.”
According to a reporter from the “Investigation Post”, the 75-year-old man has always been a long-term activist and “a lot of people know” in Buffalo. As of Friday and Friday, his identity has not been made public.
“In order to protect his privacy, I will not disclose his name or other identifying information,” reporter Ali Ingersoll Tweet on Thursday night.
Online fundraising has Used to compensate men’s medical expenses.
The website reads: “The police must protect and serve the people and must not abuse the law or harm others.” “No one deserves this…especially the elderly in our community.”