Video: Minn. cop charged for hitting man in detox

Cop's lawyer says actions were 100 percent justified


By the CNN Wire Staff
CNN.com

A Duluth, Minnesota, police officer will face criminal charges for, as a video shows, beating up a man in a detox facility last month, the city's police department said Thursday.

Shawn Reed, the independent counsel looking into the case, decided Thursday to press charges against Officer Richard Jouppi, according to a news release from Duluth police.

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