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Arrest Warrants Issued for Six Atlanta Cops Who Tased Black Students

HeadlineJun 03, 2020

A warning to our TV audience: The next story contains disturbing footage. Arrest warrants have been issued for six Atlanta police officers after they tased two Black college students and dragged them from their car for allegedly violating the city’s curfew Saturday night. One officer was filmed smashing the window of the car. Another slashed the car’s tires. Two of the officers have already been fired. The victims were 20-year-old Spelman College student Taniyah Pilgrim and 22-year-old Morehouse College student Messiah Young, who suffered a fractured wrist and needed 24 stitches. He spoke on Tuesday.

Messiah Young: “I feel a little safer now that these monsters are off of the street and no longer able to terrorize anyone else.”

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