Video shows New Jersey cops kicking burning man

Victim was a bystander following fiery crash
Posted at 8:44 AM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-08 09:55:54-04

Cell phone video shows a group of New Jersey police officers kicking a burning man following a pursuit that ended in a fiery crash Sunday.

The man was a bystander whose clothes caught fire after the crash

The video shows the man trying to put out the flames when officers surround him with guns drawn and then begin kicking him.

Prosecutors are continuing to investigate the video, and are asking anyone who witnessed the incident for more information.

The Jersey City mayor says he wants the officers fired.

A union representing Jersey City police officers says the officers were trying to put out the flames and get the man to safety.

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