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09.17.14 Amy K. Nelson

The man who says he captured video of the melee with the NYPD in Brooklyn on Sunday told ANIMAL that police provoked the confrontation and he recorded the exchange in case cops tried using a chokehold, invoking the death of Eric Garner. “I saw the cops starting shit and I said ‘Let me film this […]

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Amy K. Nelson

One of the men arrested in this weekend’s melee with NYPD officers told ANIMAL he is scared to walk the streets now and that he was an innocent bystander caught in the chaos. Edwin Rosario, 46, of Sunset Park, Brooklyn (where the clash with cops took place on Sunday) said that he left his house to go […]

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Amy K. Nelson

The NYPD is investigating another confrontation between its officers and residents after a melee — caught on video — broke out on Sunday in Brooklyn, cops told ANIMAL. UPDATE (2:20PM): ANIMAL contacted DCPI and they confirmed that an officer involved in the incident was suspended. (Read our interview with a person who was arrested and […]

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