An absolutely gut wrenching video is currently circulating throughout social media as a Black man dies from lack of oxygen as a white police officer cuts off his airway with the use of his knee!
The horrific incident took place Monday night as officials were called to a local grocery store upon an alleged act of forgery in progress, reports TMZ.
Sources confirmed that when responding officers approached the scene George Floyd was sitting within his vehicle.Officials have come forward to state that Floyd reportedly resisted arrest and was then placed in handcuffs.
It has been indicated by police officials directly that,“At no time were weapons of any type used by anyone involved in this incident.”
However within the video you can see Floyd in cuffs, laying on his stomach with the unidentified officer’s knee deeply rooted within his neck.
Floyd cried out “Please, I can’t breathe.”
His plea was ignored as the officer continued to dig his knee into Floyd’s neck. Numerous residents watched and also begged for the officer to stop while stating, “That’s bulls***, bro. You’re stopping his breathing right there, bro. Get him off the ground, bro,” also stating that the officer was “enjoying it.”
Moments later you can see Floyd becoming both motionless and lifeless. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.