Milwaukee Bucks rookie Sterling Brown tased by police

The bodycam footage shows officers using a stun gun on Brown in an incident stemming from a parking violation, according to the basketball player's attorney.
2:42 | 05/23/18

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tonight, the police chief in Milwaukee speaking at this hour. Police body cam video just released. An NBA player tased by police. Authorities were concerned even before these images were released. You can see the scuffle with police during the incident in a parking lot. Police say sterling brown had parked across two handicap parking spots. And then this. Taser, taser! Police tasing him after they say he got aggressive. 16 hours later, brown showed up at the game bruised, and tonight, he has just issued a statement, saying that what happened to me should not happen to anyone. ABC's Alex Perez leading us off tonight from Milwaukee. Reporter: This just released police body cam video tonight showing the confrontation between police and Milwaukee bucks player sterling brown. Taser, taser! Reporter: In the video, brown appears to approach the officer. The situation soon escalating. Officers then tasing brown, and putting him in handcuffs. That use of force, now in question. Our department conducted an investigation into the incident which revealed members acted inappropriately and those members were recently disciplined. I'm sorry this incident escalated to this level. Reporter: Milwaukee's mayor says the video raises questions about the officers' conduct. Yes, I definitely have concerns after watching that video. Reporter: The incident unfolding back in January at about 2:00 in the morning at this Milwaukee Walgreens parking lot. Until today, the only account of that night from officers themselves, who said in a report they were called after brown illegally parked his car, blocking two handicap spaces. When brown exited the store, officers say he "Became very aggressive" and say he "Physically resisted officers' attempts to handcuff him" and a taser had to be used to get him "In control." Hours later, before taking the court, the bucks rookie was asked about the mark on his face. Are you able to confirm if the bruise or scab on the side of your face is from that incident? I mean, like I said, it's an issue I'm dealing with right now. I mean, you know, that's all I can really -- really want to -- that's all I really want to say right now. Reporter: The 22-year-old, whose father is a retired Illinois police officer, hasn't publicly addressed the incident, but his attorney says they intend to file a civil rights lawsuit. So, let's bring in Alex Perez, live at the Milwaukee police department tonight. And Alex, sterling brown was never charged in this cause, and tonight, we're now hearing from him? Reporter: That's right, David. Sterling brown did not receive any criminal charges, but he did get a parking ticket after all this. In a statement on Twitter tonight, sterling brown is saying he hopes to bring a voice to those who are not heard and hopes he can also stop other

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