FBI to conduct Civil Rights Violation investigation after cop punches man
The FBI will be investigating the viral video showing a police officer appearing to sucker punch a man in custody and in cuffs while being placed in a media release from the Guam Police Department, the FBI reached out to Chief of Police Steve Ignacio about the video. As a result, the chief will submit a formal letter for the FBI to conduct a Civil Rights Violation investigation.
Additionally, the chief has requested the AG's office to lead the criminal investigation into the matter. As we reported a witness who shot video of the incident told KUAM it occurred around noon on Tuesday at the Ypao Beach Park.