Incident At J-town High Ends With Student Tasered By Police
An incident at Jeffersontown High School on Wednesday afternoon ended with a Jeffersontown Police officer holding down a student and using a Taser on him.
A video of the altercation was posted on Twitter Wednesday afternoon by national social justice activist Shaun King, after making the rounds locally.
Daniel Kemp, a spokesman for Jefferson County Public Schools, confirmed the incident in a statement late Wednesday. He said the officers were called by school resource officers at the high school and do not work for JCPS.
Here is Kemp's full statement:
Calls to Jeffersontown Police were not immediately returned.