The family of a teen at the center of a violent arrest in southwest suburban Oak Lawn is suing the police department and village. A video widely shared on social media shows police officers repeatedly punching the 17-year-old’s head while pinning him down. Police say Hadi Abuatelah was not complying with verbal commands and was reaching for a gun in his bag.
Reset gets the latest from a lawyer representing the teen and his family, and a reporter following the story.
GUESTS: Andy Grimm, courts reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times
Emma Melton, staff attorney at the Chicago chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations