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  • a 24 year old black man who is now paralyzed after being tasered by police in London last month, has told the BBC he believes he was targeted because of his color.

  • Jordan Walker Brown fell off a wall as police chased him and he damaged his spinal cord.

  • A Metropolitan Police officer is under criminal.

  • Investigation on the case underlines growing concerns about the disproportionate use of Tasers on black men.

  • Home Office Figures for England A whale show The Tasers were used around 22,000 times in the year up to March 2019 almost 20% off Those incidents involved a black person, but black people represent 3.5% off the population.

  • In England.

  • Our home affairs correspondent, Jim Kelly, has been investigating.

  • Seven weeks ago, Jordan Walker Brown was a fit young man of 24.

  • Today he's in a wheelchair, paralyzed from the chest down.

  • Doctors have told him he'll never walk again.

  • Police had been following him, and he was then chased by two officers along this street in Haringey in north London.

  • He says he had a small amount of cannabis.

  • Jordan Walker Brown has a criminal record on had been arrested the day before for cannabis possession.

  • He climbed onto a wall.

  • One officer fired a Taser and Jordan Walker Brown fell onto the concrete of the canal towpath, a drop of nearly two meters.

  • His sister Sean, who doesn't want her face shown, takes up her brother's story, as Hate describes it needs in the Bach, twisting his arms around, Put him in Hong coughs.

  • He's telling them that he can't for his legs.

  • He can't feel his body.

  • They've tried to drag him to stand him up.

  • Um, obviously you can't stand up because he can't feel anything.

  • A Metropolitan Police officer is now under a criminal investigation by the police watchdog.

  • One of the issues for the black lives matter movement is the way black men are treated by the police, and that includes the use of Tasers.

  • Bishop Desmond Jadu is a community activist in Birmingham police using us as target practice.

  • He is currently helping Travail wise, who was tasted four months ago and is still suffering.

  • The after effects police was a car crash near his house.

  • He went out to investigate and one officer began focusing on him.

  • That officer turns around tase already drawn.

  • And then he's runs back up towards me, telling me to get down on the ground, rips my T shirt off, trying to get me down on the ground when he fired the Taser.

  • The barbs of tales that they're like fishhooks to Bob's come out 1/2 1 lower.

  • So the open bob hit me in my throat on the lower bob.

  • Hit me in my chest before I die before I'm gonna Dia.

  • A West Midlands police officer, is now subject to a criminal investigation by the police watchdog.

  • I would not have been tasted if I was white.

  • That's the street fact.

  • Like travail wise.

  • Jordan Walker Brown has told the BBC he believes he was targeted because of his color.

  • In a written statement from his hospital ward questioning why a Taser was fighting him, he says, I am determined to prove that the police are not above the law.

a 24 year old black man who is now paralyzed after being tasered by police in London last month, has told the BBC he believes he was targeted because of his color.

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