A Florida sheriff released body camera footage that he claims justifies the actions of his officers during the arrest of drug suspect Le’Keian Woods. The footage shows officers repeatedly punching, elbowing, and kneeing Woods, who appeared to resist arrest even after being stunned with a Taser and pinned to the ground. The suspect’s attorney has called for a federal investigation, accusing the sheriff’s office of a cover-up. The arrest, which drew national attention after a cellphone video of the incident went viral, has raised concerns about excessive use of force by law enforcement.
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