The Vancouver, Canada, police department put up a video of a 40-year-old woman holding her young child. It shows the shocking moment when they both fall down. The mother and her child were standing on East Pender near Gore Avenue when she fell and hit her head on the concrete, according to the police. A few cuts and scrapes were made on the child. On July 9, around 10:45 a.m., they were called because someone said a shirtless man was kicking cars and walking through traffic. Read more about it here. Check stoptechy for more news.
Shakwan David Kelly, 27, was being chased by police because of something earlier. The police say that Kelly punched one car so hard that he dented one of the doors. When the man ran into their backs, he knocked the mom and the child to the ground. As shocked bystanders ran to help the woman and child who had been knocked down, Kelly, who was naked, kept running. The video of the incident has been posted to Twitter by the Vancouver police.
Who Is Shakwan Kelly?
According to Castanet, Sergeant Steve Addison said, “This attack happened in a busy neighborhood, and about a dozen people saw it.” He said, “We’ve talked to a few witnesses, but we’re still gathering information. We’d like to hear from others who saw or heard what happened. The Vancouver police arrested him at first, but after charging him with mischief, assault. Obstructing a police officer, they let him go.
Kelly supposed to go to court on July 12, but he didn’t. Police didn’t find Kelly until July 21, which was a Thursday. After a neighbor saw him on the news and told a Vancouver police officer patrolling the area, he taken into custody. Police said they are looking into Kelly’s alleged involvement in a series of crimes in Downtown Eastside. Chinatown on the morning of July 9 after Kelly sent back to jail.
Many people talked about the video footage and what they thought about it on Twitter. A user said that it’s a good thing Shakwan David Kelly wasn’t driving. Because the answer would “road rat driver with one passenger killed youngster.” Someone on Twitter asked, “Why VPD looking for more witnesses to something that is clearly caught on film?. People might think that the police should ask people who saw the alleged attacker, Shakwan David Kelly, where they might have seen him.