Camden County, New Jersey, One has to pay the victim of police brutality $ 10 million After he was paralyzed by an officer 2014.
Xavier Ingram Was outside a liquor store June 2014 When he started running from the deputy because he had an outstanding warrant for driving violations. During the chase, Ingram fell to the ground and was handcuffed by officers. Officers hit him on the neck because he was unprotected and posed no threat to them. He was denied medical treatment after his legs became completely numb. At the time, they claimed that Ingram had been injured in the fall and that he had drugs and a gun to dispel the severity of the attack. Those allegations against Ingram were dropped when evidence was suggested that the items were planted on him.
Camden County continues to deny any wrongdoing, despite the settlement with Ingram.
“We will settle the case with Mr. Ingram, (but) we do not believe this is the right decision,” he said Camden County spokesman Dan Keshen.
However, the 29-year-old attorney said Beth G. Baldinger His brutal injury was unjust.
“Mr. Ingram did not resist, did not threaten the officers, and there was no reason to use force,” Baldinger said.
The Father of four children, A 20-year-old man who was only 20 at the time of the attack is now receiving 24-hour nursing home care.
Camden County police officers involved in the attack, Nicolas Marchiafava and Antonio Zeneta, Are still employed in the department. Jeremy Mark No more loud.