FBI to investigate video of Minn. police using TASER on unarmed man

By Vince Tuss
Minneapolis Star Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Backed by video footage, a Minneapolis man is claiming police used a Taser against him after he surrendered and put his hands on the hood of a squad car.

Rolando Demetrio Ruiz, 18, has filed a notice of claim alleging civil rights and other violations in the April 30 incident. The notice cites the city, Police Chief Tim Dolan, officer Todd Lappegaard as well as other unknown and unnamed Minneapolis officers.

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