ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WCSC) – Legal professionals for a guy who promises an Orangeburg police officer stomped on his head held a news meeting to discuss about the attack and requested for all entire body digital camera footage of the incident be released.
This comes after new video clip was unveiled of the confrontation concerning 58-12 months-previous Clarence Gailyard and former Orangeburg police Officer David Dukes who is billed with initially-diploma assault and battery.
Attorneys say Gailyard was stomped on the head by Dukes as he was attempting to comply with Dukes’ commands on July 26. According to the Connected Push, Gailyard’s attorneys say his customer has pins and rods in his legs.
Legal professional Justin Bamberg says the incident is an Orangeburg General public Safety problem. He is requesting all body digital camera footage from the working day be released to the general public.
“There’s no motive not to launch the online video so that this community has the chance to see almost everything with their have eyes and come to a decision if what is heading on not just on that day but within that agency is ok for their neighborhood,” Bamberg claimed. “So we’re demanding the rapid launch of that footage.”
Bamberg says he has been informed the online video from Dukes’ overall body digital camera does not show the actual stomp for the reason that of the placement of the digital camera on his system.
Gailyard publicly spoke for the very first time through a press convention on Tuesday and claimed he nonetheless has a knot on his head from the incident and is nonetheless in discomfort.
“I want a alter. That’s what I want,” Gailyard said. “I never want them to do that to anyone else like they did to me. You know, it could’ve been worse. But I’m happy it didn’t.”
Gailyard and his lawyer declare he was defenseless and explained what Dukes did as “bad policing.”
Legal professional Justin Bamberg showed video clip throughout the press meeting from yet another officer at the scene and commended her for “good policing.” The video exhibits the officer letting yet another person, who is Gailyard’s cousin, stand up.
An arrest warrant delivered by the South Carolina Regulation Enforcement Division states Dukes had responded to a get in touch with on Colleton Avenue in Orangeburg and produced make contact with with the target and requested him to the ground at gunpoint.
Investigators mentioned Dukes then approached the sufferer, who was in a defenseless position on his hand and knees, and elevated his suitable leg and “forcibly stomped with his boot on the the victim’s neck and/or head spot.” In accordance to SLED, the power of the blow caused the victim’s head to strike the concrete.
The AP reported that Dukes became indignant he moved too gradual getting to the ground.
The affidavit states the target suffered a contusion to his forehead and was transported to the hospital.
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