BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Department confirms that an investigation is underway after a video circulated on social media showing a fight that broke out in downtown Baton Rouge over the weekend.
The NAACP Baton Rouge Branch released the following statement:
“We were notified of an incident that occurred on Friday, August 19, 2022, involving the BRPD and multiple community members. After viewing the circulated video, we question some of the actions taken during the officer’s response. As a result, we have spoken with BRPD leadership which assured our organization that this video is currently under an internal Affairs review.”
This is a developing story.