KCPD Confronts 'Influencer' Lawsuit But Doesn't Have Body Cam Evidence Back Up

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The suit alleges that officer slammed PLAINTIFF to the ground.

PLAINTIFF was not able to break the fall because his hands were restrained behind his back.

He suffered injuries to his eye, face, head, shoulder and body, the suit claims. Nelson continues to suffer from PTSD from the incident, according to the suit.

In the suit, PLAINTIFF makes the claims the officers tried to justify their actions by "falsely claiming" he resisted arrest and engaged in disorderly conduct.

The officers did not have their body cameras on at the time when PLAINTIFF was allegedly driven into the pavement.

Only one of the five officers turned on their body camera after that incident, the suit states.

PLAINTIFF also accuses two officers of falsifying their official reports on the incident.

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Man sues 5 KCMO police officers, claims he was 'face planted' into ground, held against his will

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A man is suing five Kansas City, Missouri, police officers alleging he was held against his will and slammed face first into a pavement at the scene of a deadly shooting. Lawyers for Mack C. Nelson filed the civil lawsuit this week in Jackson County Court.