Kye, Kiyee, et al. vs City of New York, et al.
Case # 21CV03660,
U.S. District Court - Southern District NY, May 11, 2021
On June 2, 2020, Plaintiff was escorting his cousin Ms. Kiyee, an essential worker, from work to home when they encounter a group of officers, believe to include some of the defendants, chasing a young Black man and tackling him to the sidewalk. Plaintiff instructed his cousin to start recording the actions on a cell phone, remaining a safe distance from the officers. At that time, Defendant Maloney and one other named Defendant pointed at Plaintiff and directed defendants Cheung, Shouldis, Ambrecht, and one other Defendant to walk toward Plaintiff. Defendant officers instructed Plaintiff and his cousin to move back, with which they complied, with Plaintiff raising his hands over his head as he stepped back. De...