Suffolk officer uses stun gun on teen at Copiague H.S.

News 12 has obtained a video of a plain-clothed Suffolk police officer using a stun gun on a young man at Copiague High School on

The video appears to show a scuffle that begins inside the school. The 16-year-old, who sources say is a student who attends night school, then falls to the ground after the officer discharges his stun gun.

The video appears to show a scuffle that begins inside the school. The 16-year-old, who sources say is a student who attends night school, then falls to the ground after the officer discharges his stun gun. (3/1/17)

COPIAGUE - News 12 has obtained a video of a plain-clothed Suffolk police officer using a stun gun on a young man at Copiague High School on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say the incident occurred around 3 p.m.

The video appears to show a scuffle that begins inside the school. The 16-year-old, who sources say is a student who attends night school, then falls to the ground after the officer discharges his stun gun.

During the scuffle, the officer can be heard shouting, "Don't move" before using the device.

The 16-year-old was arrested for harassment and resisting arrest.

News 12 received conflicting information from the school district and Suffolk police about the incident.

The school district says the incident was the result of a police chase of a suspect that ended in the school.

Police say they were responding to a call about a fight at the school.

Authorities say the incident is under investigation.

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