Another day, another video of a seemingly overzealous arrest at the hands of Toronto police. It appears Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit will get involved after a shooting suspect was sent to hospital after being injured in an arrest near Bloor and Sherbourne Streets on Tuesday.
According to reports, two men fled the scene via car after a young man was shot in the leg. Police pursued the vehicle and arrested one suspect following a crash. The other suspect was arrested after a brief foot chase.
Video of the arrest obtained by CTV Toronto appears to show as many as three officers swarming the suspect during an arrest in a residential back yard.
One officer is seen striking a person on the ground several times, before another officer hops the fence and kicks the target. The suspect was later taken to hospital.
The video, provided exclusively to the network, is available here.
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