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Chicago Police release video of gang member Parta Huff high on PCP beating officer

October 16, 2016  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Chicago Police release video of gang member Parta Huff high on PCP beating officer

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Law enforcement officials in Chicago published a dramatic video depicting Parta Huff, a reputed gang member, who was reportedly high on PCP, assaulting a police officer in a horrific beating that left the cop, who said she didn’t pull out her firearm out of fear of public backlash, gravely wounded.

According to the Chicago Tribune, the 28-year-old Parta Huff purportedly banged the officer’s head onto concrete pavement repeatedly, an attack that left her with a concussion as well as wrist, neck, and shoulder injuries.

The body cam footage, which was released on Friday, revealed some other officers continuously using Tasers on the man as he proceeded to rip out chunks of the victim’s hair.

“Let her go! Just let her f–king go!” a cop trying to control Huff shouted. “He’s got her f–king hair!”

Huff has been charged with aggravated battery on a police officer and attempted murder of a police officer for the attack on October 5th.

The victim, who was raced to the hospital after her partner and other cops forced Huff off of her, told Chicago’s police chief that she didn’t use her gun on her attacker because she was scared that it would smudge the force’s reputation.

“She looked at me and said she thought she was gonna die,” Superintendent Eddie Johnson said the day after the incident. “She knew that she should shoot this guy, but she chose not to because she didn’t want her family or the department to go through the scrutiny the next day on the national news.”

Authorities revealed that Parta Huff was high on PCP when he crashed his vehicle in front of a liquor shop on the night of the of the attack. When the police arrived on the scene, Huff tried to walk away and ignored their demands.

The police officer and her partner pursued Huff and attempted to place handcuffs on him. The suspect initiated a struggle with the officers, who eventually Tasered him. He and the officer then fell to the ground, and that’s when he began slamming the woman’s head onto the pavement and pulling out her hair, the video revealed.

Body-cam footage from another officer showed a group of cops fighting to restrain Huff as he proceeded to pull on his victim’s hair.

“Ugh, he’s ripping my…” she cried before a police radio sound masked her painful pleas for assistance.

Police Tased the man multiple times before they were able to pry him off of the bleeding woman. He was handcuffed and carried to a police vehicle, as the wounded officer told another official what happened.

“Banging my head on the ground. And pounding my face … ripping my hair,” she stated.

After the suspect had been restrained in the patrol vehicle, one of the officers described the incident to a firefighter, revealing that he had been Tasered himself during the crazy fight to overcome the suspect.

“A couple of months ago, you could have shot him,” the firefighter replied laughing.

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