Protest held in Washtenaw County after video surfaces showing deputy punching woman
WASHTENAW COUNTY, Mich. A peaceful protest was held in Washtenaw County after video surfaced showing a sheriffs deputy punching a woman three times at a shooting scene. The original video, was filmed by a bystander and went viral on social media -- which prompted protests in the county. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton said before punches were thrown the woman in the case bit the deputy and threatened to bite another one. READ: Washtenaw County Sheriff: Body cam footage from deputy shows woman bit officerIm physically and mentally broken from this assault, but my heart is full, Shatina Grady El said as she addressed supporters on Friday. The incident happened after police were called to a shooting scene in Ypsilanti and found a woman had been shot.