Videos Show 'Occupy' Protesters Pepper Sprayed, Beaten


And as Scott Olsen, the Marine who suffered a skull fracture at Occupy Oakland continues to recover, word broke that a second veteran had been seriously injured in a scuffle with police.

A Nov. 2 video of Kayan Sabeghi, 32, being clubbed surfaced Friday after the videographer realized that the veteran he had heard about was the one in his video.

Sabeghi, who was arrested, was taken to the hospital after he said he spent 14 hours in the Alameda County Jail with a ruptured spleen, ABC station KGO-TV in San Francisco reported. was unable to reach anyone at the Oakland Police Department for comment. KGO-TV also sent a video of the incident to police, but had not heard back as of Saturday.

In a statement posted last month on the Oakland Police Department's website, Police Chief Howard Jordan said he was listening to the community's concerns about clashes bewteen protesters and police.

"Not unlike you, I am concerned about the injuries to protesters and officers alike," Jordan wrote. "The decision to use any level of force is never taken lightly."

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