Soon after the video was uploaded and gained national attention, Fields was placed on administrative leave. On Tuesday afternoon, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that Fields was suspended without pay.
UPDATE: Tuesday May 12, 4:00 PM ET – In a Tuesday press conference, District Attorney Ismael Ozanne announced that the Wisconsin officer who shot and killed an unarmed Tony Robinson used lawful deadly force. Officer Matt Kenny will face no charges in Robinson’s death. In great detail, Ozanne outlined the events leading up to the shooting, […]