HOUSTON (KTRK) – A sheriff’s deputy is underneath investigation after video exhibits him pulling a gun on a driver and threatening to kill him.
The driving force, George Dickerson, mentioned site visitors compelled him to cease abruptly whereas the deputy was driving on a motorbike behind him.
He mentioned that angered the deputy. The consequence was caught on digicam.
“I mean, that’s not something you do every day is threaten to kill somebody. If I threatened to kill somebody, I’d go to jail,” George Dickerson mentioned. “If I held a gun to whomever and said I’m going to kill you, that’s a terroristic threat.”
Dickerson mentioned he received caught up between two officers working a funeral procession Monday afternoon on the South Loop.
Dickerson mentioned the motorbike officer in entrance of him slammed on their brakes, so he did the identical, which compelled the Harris County Deputy on a motorbike behind him to do the identical.
“He said he was going to kill me because I stopped too short, and it wasn’t intentional. I was doing so because of the traffic, because of the cop in front of me. You know? I’m in a work truck. I’m definitely not going to be out there being a jerk,” Dickerson mentioned.
His work accomplice caught the interplay on his cellphone, however they didn’t want the video to recollect the gun pointed their route.
“I just didn’t feel like it was right. You know, I woke up this morning, I was terrified,” Dickerson mentioned.
The Harris County Sheriffs Workplace mentioned they’re conscious of the video, and an investigation is happening into what occurred.
“I know they’re not all like that. You know, there’s just, there’s a few while everybody else is amazing,” Dickerson mentioned.
The deputy concerned is on administrative duties pending an investigation.
Copyright 2021 KTRK by way of CNN. All rights reserved.