Gang Initiation Ceremony? From [HERE] and [HERE] Kyron Hinton was beaten during his arrest on Raleigh Boulevard. Hinton was cited early Sunday morning for assaulting an officer, according to Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison.
According to Harrison, Hinton is cited for one count of assault on a law-enforcement officer by kicking. The citation is considered a misdemeanor. Court documents show he spent four days at WakeMed before being brought to jail.
Hinton said, as a result of the beating, he needs to have surgery on his eye and suffers memory loss. [MORE]
On May 15, 2018 two state troopers, Tabitha Davis and Michael G. Blake, were indicted on assault with deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury, and willfully failing to discharge duties.
The K-9 deputy, Cameron Broadwell, was indicted for willfully failing to discharge duties, assault with deadly weapon with intent to inflict serious injury, and assault inflicting serious bodily injury.
The incident was initially reported as a shooting at 12:20 a.m. Sunday at 2307 Golden Avenue in Raleigh, Wake County officials said Sunday afternoon.
Kyron Hinton who was arrested in April and later had assault charges dropped, was found behind the Golden Avenue home, which is where his mother lives.
"Based upon the deputies’ observations of Mr. Hinton, EMS was asked to evaluate him," a news release from Wake County said.
He was taken to the ambulance by his mother Vicki Hinton, EMS workers and deputies, officials said.
"Once in the ambulance Mr. Hinton became combative and resisted treatment. During the evaluation Mr. Hinton kicked a deputy," the news release said.
Hinton was charged by citation with misdemeanor assault on a government officer, according to the news release.
Last week, several video clips of Hinton's original arrest were released from patrol dash cams and officer body cams.
A group that has been speaking on Hinton's behalf, Justice Served N.C. said EMS was called early Sunday but officers showed up before EMS units arrive, which then "triggered" Hinton.
The officials at the news conference said the 911 call was to seek mental health services for Hinton.