Elderly man wrongly ordered out of his home at gunpoint by police

A video from June 2019 showed 71-year-old Jethro DeVane being forced out of his South Carolina home by police, who were reportedly searching for four kids who allegedly broke into a nearby car.
1:24 | 12/23/20

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and to the case and the images tonight. The 71-year-old black man ordered out of his south Carolina home by police, naked and at gunpoint. It turns out police were actually looking for someone else. Here's janai Norman. Reporter: Tonight, disturbing video showing an innocent, elderly man, naked, ordered out of his South Carolina home at gunpoint by police. Rock hill police, let me see you're Hands. Let me see you're Hands. Reporter: The video from June 2019, shows 71-year-old Jethro Devane standing in a doorway, telling police he lives there, as the officer points a gun at him, though he's done nothing wrong. Who else is here? Me. I live here. I did what the man said. He's got the weapon, I don't. He could've took my life in a minute. Reporter: Police were reportedly searching for four kids who'd allegedly broken into a car nearby. Rock hill police releasing a statement, saying they thought the kids could have run inside what appeared to be an abandoned residence, and that Devane was detained by officers for safety. And David, he has filed a lawsuit. The officers involved have not been disciplined, but this come just days after body camera footage from Chicago police showed officers storming into the wrong home, guns drawn, and handcuffing a naked woman. Those officers are on administrative leave. David? All right, janai Norman with us live in New York. Janai, thank you.

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