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Rep. Joyce Beatty and Two Columbus City Officials Pepper-Sprayed by Ohio Police

HeadlineJun 01, 2020

In Columbus, Ohio, three government officials were pepper-sprayed by police Saturday morning: City Council President Shannon Hardin, Franklin County Commissioner Kevin Boyce and Congressmember Joyce Beatty — all of them Black. Congressmember Beatty had stepped in to deescalate a scuffle.

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