BUFFALO, N.Y. — WARNING: Video below may be disturbing to some
New York State Police say two law enforcement officers were hit by a vehicle and another was run over Monday night during a protest in front of the Buffalo Police Department's E District police station on Bailey Avenue.
Video of the incident was captured on video by a Twitter user.
After the car ran through the blockade of officers, police and troopers fired shots at the vehicle. While taking the driver into custody, officers noticed a gunshot wound on the driver and one of the passengers. A second passenger was unharmed. The two people shot were taken to ECMC.
Mayor Brown says, "Two people that were struck by gunfire in the vicinity of Langmire and Bailey were two of the individuals that were in the vehicle that mowed into the police line, but again, this is still under investigation."
As of Tuesday, Semaj T. Pigram, 25, and Walter B. Stewart, Jr., 28, have each been arraigned on one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a class “C” felony, and one count of criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree, a class “E” felony.
The driver, Deyanna J. Davis, 30, has been charged with aggravated assault upon a police officer, assault in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree and criminal possession of stolen property in the fourth degree.