Man sued by officers during protest sued Buffalo Police
A big jury this month refused to indict the officers.
On June 4th, Mr. Gugino, an activist and member of the Western New York Peace Center, joined the protesters in Niagara Square. the lawsuit says. After days of protests in the city, a curfew was imposed from 8 to 5 a.m. from June 2nd to 8th
The lawsuit states that Mr Gugino arrived at the square and went to the town hall around 7:28 p.m., where there were about 15 protesters on the sidewalk and steps
According to the lawsuit, Mr. Gugino was alerted when a number of emergency team officers in riot gear came up to him and two other protesters on the stairs and he got up to speak to them just after 8 p.m. The officials said they should “push him, squeeze him,” the lawsuit alleges.
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