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Judge frees video of 2nd incident with man who officers hit

June 8, 2018
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This undated photo made available by the Wake County City-County Bureau of Identification in May 2018 shows Wake County Deputy Cameron Broadwell, who has been charged with assault in the arrest of a pedestrian in North Carolina. Broadwell and two other law enforcement officers were indicted in May on charges of assaulting the pedestrian during an arrest in Raleigh in early April. (Wake County City-County Bureau of Identification via AP)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A judge is ordering the release of video showing a new confrontation involving a man prosecutors say was beaten by three law enforcement officers.

Wake County Superior Court Judge A. Graham Shirley ruled Friday in favor of releasing most available video after news outlets including The Associated Press went to court to request they be made public.

The video taken last Sunday was expected to show some of what led to 29-year-old Kyron Hinton being charged with kicking a sheriff’s deputy. Hinton had reported a shooting near his mother’s home, while his mother was also calling 911 to request help with Hinton.

A Wake County sheriff’s deputy and two state troopers were charged with felony assault for allegedly hitting Hinton during a confrontation two months ago.

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