Friday, 16 March 2012 17:56

Scott Olsen's Lawyer Claims Police Struck Iraq War Vet Intentionally During Occupy Protest

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"OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- An Iraq War veteran whose skull was fractured during an Occupy Oakland protest last fall was hit by a beanbag round fired by a police officer, not a tear gas canister, his lawyer said.

Scott Olsen was struck by a beanbag fired from less than 30 feet away during the clash, Olsen's attorney Mark Martel, told the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday."

Huffington Post article


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