Video: Minn. cop charged for hitting man in detox
Cop's lawyer says actions were 100 percent justified
By the CNN Wire Staff
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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