The incident occurred on the eve of the curfew coming into force on the night of the 4th local time, Fox News and the Capitol Hill News reported Thursday. The video shows an elderly protester wearing a mask slowly moving towards the armed riot police, who seem to have something to say, and shouting for him to step back. Then, one of the police reached out and gave the white man a shove, causing him to lose his center of gravity and fall on his back on the sidewalk. Seeing this scene, a policeman seemed to want to stoop to check his situation, but was later pulled away by other policemen. The picture shows that the old mans head and ears have blood outflow, and seems to lose consciousness, fell into a coma. Someone could also be heard shouting, better call an ambulance for him..
At present, the video exposed by the media has been viewed nearly 28 million times, causing widespread concern. Despite the video, Fox News noted that local police initially claimed the man was tripped without mentioning that the police had pushed him down. Police said in the statement that in a small-scale conflict involving demonstrators, one person tripped and fell down and was injured..
In response, the mayor of buffalo, Byron brown, said the 75 year old man had been rushed to a nearby hospital by medical staff and was in a serious but stable condition. I am deeply disturbed by the video, as is buffalo police chief Lockwood, who has directed an immediate investigation, Brown said in a statement He added that two police officers associated with the incident had been suspended without pay. New York governor Cuomo described the incident as totally unjustified and shameful.