The two officers involved, Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski, were suspended without pay and later charged with second-degree assault. They pleaded not guilty and are suspended with pay; officers cannot be suspended without pay for more than 30 days, according to a city spokesperson.
Martin Gugino, the 75 – year – old man who suffered a brain injury when he was shoved to the ground by Buffalo police officers during a protest in early June, was released from the hospital Tuesday, his lawyer said.
‘I’m fine’: Martin Gugino , protester injured by Buffalo Police, speaks out. The elderly man who suffered a fractured skull after being shoved to the ground by Buffalo Police this summer told reporters Wednesday afternoon that he is doing fine. Martin Gugino speaks with reporters outside of the Erie County Courthouse.
Video shows Buffalo police shoving man during protest. The 75 – year – old man who was shoved to the ground by police at a protest in Buffalo , New York, suffered a brain injury and is facing “a new normal,” his lawyer said Thursday.
ALBANY – The 75-year- old man who fell to the ground after being pushed by Buffalo police officers in early June was released Tuesday from a local hospital. “75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications in order to black out the equipment,” Trump said in the tweet.
Gugino was injured when two police officers shoved him backwards during a protest against racism and police brutality on June 4. Video of the incident shows that he fell to the sidewalk and his head began bleeding as other officers walked by him.
He also criticized the curfew that was in place when he went to Buffalo City Hall on June 4 and the Buffalo Police Emergency Response Team marched across the front of the building to clear it. That’s when Gugino is seen in the video approaching them and then being pushed to the ground. He fell back hitting his head.
The City of Buffalo and the Town of Cheektowaga do have curfews Wednesday evening from 8 P.M. to 5 A.M. The City of Buffalo curfew runs through the weekend. Copyright 2021 Scripps Media, Inc.
(CNN) Martin Gugino , the 75-year-old protestor who was pushed by two Buffalo police officers in early June, has left the hospital , his lawyer Kelly Zarcone said in a statement on Tuesday. Gugino will continue his recovery at an undisclosed location to ensure privacy.
On June 4, 2020, amid the George Floyd protests in New York state, police officers from the Buffalo Police Department pushed 75 – year – old Martin Gugino during a confrontation in Buffalo’s Niagara Square, causing him to fall to the ground which left him bleeding from the ear.
The 75-year-old protester who was pushed to the ground by police officers in Buffalo, New York, has been released from the hospital almost four weeks after being injured.