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[VIDEO] Iraq war vet sues Oakland over Occupy police brutality injury


Oakland - An Iraq war veteran seriously injured by police during an Occupy Wall Street protest in Oakland, California is suing the city.

Scott Olsen has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Oakland over the October 25, 2011 incident. Olsen was hospitalized after being shot in the head with a "high velocity round made of metal pellets," commonly called a beanbag round, fired from the shotgun of an Oakland Police Department officer after Occupy protesters failed to heed warnings to disperse.

Olsen was critically injured by the head shot.

"The impact fractured Mr. Olsen's skull...