Forum Post: Marine Scott Olson, Iraq War veteran, suffers fractured skull when Oakland police at the behest of the 1% fired tear gas canister which hit Olson in the head. This fractured his skull.
Posted 5 years ago on Oct. 26, 2011, 6:52 p.m. EST by therising
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From home page of www.occupywallst.org
Oakland park where citizens were peacefully protesting wa raided in a violent manner by police.
Among those injured is Scott Olson, a Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq. Olsen is in the hospital with a fractured skull.
“Scott is in stable but serious condition as the neurologists decide whether to take him into surgery or the ICU,” said Joshua Shepherd, a friend of Olsen’s. “Oakland Police Department fired a tear gas canister at his head, fracturing his skull.”
Video of the incident with Scott Olsen: http://tinyurl.com/3vqlsv3