Officers Aaron Torgalski and Robert McCabe were charged with second-degree assault for allegedly shoving 75-year-old Martin Gugino to the ground outside City Hall on June 4, causing him to hit his head on the sidewalk when he fell.
Two Buffalo Police officers who were suspended without pay after a video showed them pushing 75-year-old protestor Martin Gugino in June, are now back on the payroll.
#ICYMI - Two Buffalo Police officers who were suspended without pay after a video showed them pushing 75-year-old protestor Martin Gugino in June, are now back on the payroll.
Friends described the 75-year-old man shoved to the ground by police in Buffalo as a peaceful activist. But social media and news sites are falsely accusing Martin Gugino of having a very different background.
Buffalo protester Martin Gugino released from hospital nearly 4 weeks after police shoved him
Buffalo protester Martin Gugino, pushed by police, has brain injury
@realDonaldTrump *This tweet is completely irresponsible. *Martin Gugino is a long-time peace activist who has campaigned for nuclear disarmament and climate change. * "He’s a gentle person who really believes that he must stand up for what he thinks is right.”