FBI review La. police beating allegation
By Brendan McCarthy
Grainy videotape raises questions; La. police say suspect tried to kill them
NEW ORLEANS — The FBI has opened an investigation into whether New Orleans police beat a Central City man late last month after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers.
The New Orleans Police Department hasn't opened its own formal internal investigation into the incident and hasn't spoken to the man or to any witnesses, a spokesman said Thursday.
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