Safe Mode: On
13 year old tased, mother claims police brutality

May 8, 2008 01:21 PM EDT NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) - Did Niagara Falls police go too far when they handled a young shoplifting suspect?

News 4 spoke to the suspect, his family and Falls police to get the answer to that question.

This is what happened to 13-year-old Dominic Gualttieri after he says police stopped him outside a laundromat and accused him of shoplifting. (shown on WIVB-TV)

Dominic Gualttieri said, "He asked for my name and I'm like, I'm a kid you don't know, you don't need to know my name because I didn't do anything."

What happened next shocked one man so much he took pictures of the melee.

Witness: "They threw him on the ground. They tased him. They choked him. They punched him."

"I can still hear his voice. His scream was like a scream of death. A 13-year-old boy should not be screaming like that."

But Niagara Falls Police say the teen was the

Loading the player ...
Embed CodeSwitch Player
Plays: 11655 (Embed: 0)

Added: May-8-2008 
By: bellava
In:
News
Tags: taser, 13 year old,
Location: Niagara Falls, New York, United States (load item map)
Views: 15733 | Comments: 36 | Votes: 0 | Favorites: 2 | Shared: 0 | Updates: 0 | Times used in channels: 1
You need to be registered in order to add comments! Register HERE
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first | Highest score first
Liveleak opposes racial slurs - if you do spot comments that fall into this category, please report them for us to review.