Law­suit: Po­lice used stun gun on sus­pect 11 times

Las Vegas Review-Journal - - NATION -

A man and his wife are su­ing a Phoenix sub­urb and three of its po­lice of­fi­cers, al­leg­ing they used ex­ces­sive force dur­ing a 2017 traf­fic stop.

A lawyer for the cou­ple said Glendale po­lice body cam­era video shows of­fi­cers us­ing a stun gun 11 times on Johnny Wheatcroft af­ter he ques­tioned why he had to pro­vide iden­ti­fi­ca­tion.

Glendale of­fi­cials and the po­lice depart­ment didn’t im­me­di­ately re­turn re­quests for com­ment on the law­suit Sun­day.

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