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
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