Here’s a story from earlier this week that’s been overshadowed by Black Lives Matter protests over the deaths of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo. No one died, and no cops were involved; rather, a white Army sergeant first class has been charged with third-degree assault of a black man in a video that’s gone viral. The Associated Press reports that the Department of Justice is looking into the incident involving Jonathan Pentland, 42, of South Carolina.

The Washington Post has picked up on the story:

Here are tweets chronicling the events since the incident:

It’s pretty clear that the law, the Army, and the Justice Department are coming down hard on Pentland.

 

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