Clayton County DA says office still collecting information in Roderick Walker case

Attorney for man beaten in viral video calls for charges against fired deputy

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — The Clayton County District Attorney’s Office is still in the middle of its investigation into the use of excessive force by a fired sheriff’s deputy.

At a brief news conference Tuesday, District Attorney Tasha Mosley says her office is collecting any and all evidence related to the traffic stop.

She encouraged anyone with information to reach out to her office.

Content Continues Below

Video circulated widely on social media Friday of several deputies pinning a bleeding man to the concrete as upset family members scream in the background.

RELATED STORIES

On Sunday, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill fired one of the deputies use of excessive force. The deputy could be seen in the video punching the man, identified as Roderick Walker, several times.

The sheriff’s office booked Walker on two counts of battery and two counts of obstruction. He bonded out of Clayton County jail Monday night but was transferred to Fulton on a felony probation warrant.

Since the arrest and video made public Friday, Walker’s attorneys have been demanding the charges against their client be dropped and for deputies in the video to be criminally charged.