Video captured police officer allegedly pulling weapon on children

The department launched an investigation after the video was posted online.
1:15 | 07/08/18

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Transcript for Video captured police officer allegedly pulling weapon on children
Back now with the tense exchange caught camera. Kids screaming profanitit po officer, who then pulls his gun on them.here's Kenneth M.ter: Tonight, disturbing video and the actions of this El Paso police officer under scruti watch a group of children shouting at an off who was trying to detain a tee his knee buried in toy's head. That officer then pulls weapon on the kids. Get back! Geck! Eporter: The departm launched an investigation after the now viral cell phone video waste Friday, capturing the prity-laced incident. You can't dat to him! Eporter: A second officer helps drag the boy INT street. The group infuriated, screamin more profanities when the first officer whips out his baton to try to gain col. I tolto move. Rep city says T cers initially responded for a criminal trespas call. Buat it's unclear what lead to this volatile situation. The thing twas most disheartening is to see th children just completely labeled and just to see them B discarded. An, it's one incident. Reporter: That one officer, four years oe force, is now on desk duty during the intern stigation. The city says additional staffis now working to get to the bottom of what happened as quickly as pole. Tom? Kenneth, thank you. Whencome back, the breaking news involvinat poison attack and Russia.

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