Seattle Seahawks star defensive end Michael Bennett has accused police officers of Cheap Hockey Jerseys Canada racial profiling, saying they pointed guns at him and used excessive force during an incident in Las Vegas last month.
Bennett, 31, told reporters Wednesday that the incident was “a traumatic experience for me and my family.” Earlier in the day, he announced he is considering filing a civil rights lawsuit.
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“There’s a lot of people who experienced what I experienced at that moment, and they’re not here to live to tell the story,” Bennett said, before mentioning four high-profile incidents in which an African-American was killed by police officers. “I think about Trayvon Martin, I think about Charleena Lyles, I think about Philando Castile, Tamir Rice, so many different people that had the experience that I had, and they’re not here to tell the story.”
Bennett declined to further discuss with reporters the details of the incident, which Cheap Jerseys And Hats he described in a statement he posted on his Twitter account earlier in the day.
According to Bennett’s statement, the incident occurred in the early morning hours on Aug. 27, after the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight in Las Vegas, when police apprehended him after hearing what sounded like gunshots in a crowded area.