Georgia deputy fired after disturbing viral video sparks outrage

In a video taken by bystanders, Clayton County deputies can be seen restraining a man as his girlfriend and child watched.
1:52 | 09/14/20

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Transcript for Georgia deputy fired after disturbing viral video sparks outrage
Now to a brutal confrontation with law enforcement in Georgia. The officer accused of excessive force, and the department taking action. Here's elwyn Lopez. Reporter: This video going viral, sparking outrage. The deputies restraining a man, pinning him to the ground as his child and girlfriend watched. At least one of them punching him in the face, while shouting that the man was biting him. That man identified as Roderick walker. This video taken by a bystander released by walker's attorney. He's unable to breathe. He has at least two episodes where he goes unconscious. Reporter: Walker later seen in jail. His attorney says he was pulled over for a broken taillight. Despite Roderick not being the driver, he was a passenger, they immediately approached him. Asked him for his I.D. He said he did not have any I.D., and he didn't need any since he was not driving a vehicle. Reporter: The attorney says his client was asked to step out of the car. It escalates to him being beaten on the ground, being tased, and almost dying. They take him to jail. Reporter: In a statement, the department is saying walker is being held because of other unrelated warrants that are keeping him in jail. But protesters gathered at the jail, declaring the incident as another incident of police brutality. Demanding change at the very top. The sheriff's office says their deputy was fired due to excessive force. And also says that walker is receiving medical care in custody. Elwyn, thank you. Still ahead on "World news tonight" this Sunday, the mom

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