Attorney: Video shows police shock 16-year-old in the face with Taser 3 times

After a meeting with the Bronx District Attorney’s Office Wednesday, Jahmel Leach’s attorney says video clearly captured the moment he was Tased in the face by police.

News 12 Staff

Jun 17, 2020, 8:47 PM

Updated 1,435 days ago

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After a meeting with the Bronx District Attorney’s Office Wednesday, Jahmel Leach’s attorney says video clearly captured the moment he was shocked in the face with a Taser by police. 
Attorney Sanford Rubenstein says the video shows the 16-year-old being shocked in the face by a Taser three times, and that he feels that police should be held accountable. 
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The incident happened during a George Floyd protest on Fordham Road.
Police say Leach was shocked with the Taser after attempting to set a fire, but Rev. Kevin McCall argues that Leach was not involved in any criminal activity. 
McCall also mentioned that Leach is fully cooperating with police during the investigation.
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