Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said charges are being filed against six Atlanta Police officers involved in the incident where two college students, Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young, were pulled from their car and tased.
Two Atlanta Police officers were previously fired and three others are on desk duty after videos showed the concerning arrests of the two college students amidst protests in Atlanta on Saturday night.
“Based upon our consideration of the facts, we have this morning, presented to one of our superior court judges six arrest warrants,” Howard said.
The officers charged are Ivory Streeter, Mark Gardner, Lonnie Hood, Willie Sauls, Armon Jones and Roland Claud. Charges range from aggravated assault, aggravated battery, criminal damage to property and pointing a gun.