KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Video released on Monday shows a new view of the moment an Independence police officer used a taser on a teenager. Timothy Runnels was sentenced to four years behind bars for the 2014 tasing arrest that put teenager Bryce Masters in a coma. This picture of Masters in the hospital following the arrest that was also just released as part of a larger release of documents related to the investigation: As part of his guilty plea, Runnels admitted that he violated the teenager's civil rights during the arrest by intentionally dropping him face first on the ground while Masters posed no threat. According to court documents, Runnels also admitted to injuring the teenager.
[font=Arial, Verdana]Court filings also say the government proved that Runnels deployed his taser, hitting Masters in the chest and allowing the current to run for about 20 seconds, which is four-times longer than officers are trained to have their
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