investigating after cellphone video captured an officer repeatedly hitting a
woman in the face as she lay flat on her back just off a Los Angeles freeway.
was shot Tuesday evening from a vehicle entering the eastbound 10 Freeway near
La Brea Avenue and posted on YouTube the following day. It runs for 1 minute,
30 seconds and includes footage of the incident in real time and in
Diaz, a self-described music producer, spoke with NBC4 about what he saw.
CHP ran after her, grabbed her to try to subdue her, and then she you
know, kind of tried to shove it off…Was she intoxicated? Was she mentally
ill? Possibly," Diaz said.
top of a woman, and this is a big officer, and he punches her
repeatedly," Diaz said. "I think he punched her in the head 15
that it was “aware of the video and we are looking