The plaintiff is suing six police officers for excessive use of force durin. his arrest, the remaining 28 defendants have been dismissed in the screening report and recommendation and the order adopting same. The plaintiff alleges that after leading the police on a vehicle chase, he was severely beaten after he was handcuffed and in the control of the police. He alleges that he was surrounded by police cars. Multiple officers had him held at gunpoint. He contends that he complied with their orders but was nevertheless pulled from his vehicle and beaten to unconsciousness He claims he was hospitalized as a result of the beating.
The case is in the preliminary stages and service of process is just being ordered.
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