A police officer from South Bend, Ind., Who shot a black man in June, quits the CNN, according to CNN.
Officer Sgt. Ryan O'Neill said he approached Eric Logan after receiving reports from a man who had broken into cars and shot him after Logan had loaded him with a knife. O & Neil's body camera was off at the time of the shootout.
Chief Scott Ruszkowski said O & Neill resigned on Monday with immediate effect.
"I received his letter of resignation and I will not receive any further comment at this time," Ruszkowski told CNN.
The shootout led to extensive demonstrations in the black community of South Bend, where demonstrators competed against mayors and presidential candidates Surveys show that he is lagging behind several Democratic candidates. Buttigieg: "Medicare for all", free tuition fees are questionable in their merits. League of Conservation Voters retires after "offensive" Buttigieg from the climate forum. MORE ] (D) as he left the campaign path to address the riots.
St. Joseph Circuit Court judge John Broden has since assigned prosecutor Richard Hertel to investigate the shootings.
Prosecutor Ken Cotter said the appointment was necessary to "avoid appearances of inappropriateness, conflicts of interest, or influence the prosecutor's final decision
Meanwhile, Logan's family has filed suit against the city. O & Neill used excessive lethal force against Logan, exposing him to unlawful treatment for his race.
The policies and practices of South Bend and the unjustifiable and unreasonable behavior of the defendant O & Neill have resulted in injuries, including severe emotional distress and, ultimately, the death of Eric Jack Logan, "the lawsuit states.
Buttigieg's campaign did not immediately respond to a commentary request from The Hill.