Video Shows Columbia Officer Punch Man in the Head at Five Points

(Columbia, SC) -- A video shows what may be a case of police brutality by a Columbia Police officer after he punched a suspect in the head attempting to arrest him.  

The video shot yesterday morning by a witness in Five Points shows a Columbia police officer repeatedly punching a suspect in the head. 

One witness says he heard the suspect say at one point that he couldn't breathe when an officer had a knee on his throat. 

Another witness tells News 19 the officer's actions were despicable and horrible, and police say they're investigating. 

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