Like George Floyd, NBA star Hayes was dying in custody. Jaxson Hayes was stunned by the cops and pressure was applied to his neck.
Jaxson Hayes, the star of the NBA team Pelicas, who was detained in Los Angeles, USA on grounds of domestic violence, was first intervened with a stun gun. The police stepped on the neck of the 21-year-old basketball player, whom he had laid on the ground, with his knee. In those moments, Hayes shouted “I can’t breathe” several times. An investigation has begun on these images.
The Los Angeles Police Department, which opened an investigation after the lawyers of Jaxson Hayes (21) stated that the actor put his knee on the neck of the police while he was being detained, and that he was out of breath, shared the police camera footage of the incident yesterday.
In the footage, it was found that the famous New Orleans Pelicans player put his knee on the back of the policeman’s neck during detention and the player said “I can’t breathe” several times.
Los Angeles police stated that they went to Jaxson Hayes’ home after a report of domestic violence and that they used stun guns because Hayes resisted detention. Police also stated that the investigation is ongoing and could take up to a year.
Who is Jaxson Hayes?
Jaxson Reed Hayes is an American professional basketball player who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association. He plays in the pivot position. He was selected 8th in the 1st round by the Atlanta Hawks in the 2019 NBA Draft and traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Born: May 23, 2000 (age 21 years), Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Height: 2.11 m
Parents: Kristi Hayes
In the footage of the event, which was reflected to the public as the ‘George Floyd Incident in the NBA’, the NBA player suddenly became the agenda, with Hayes saying “I can’t breathe” several times.