Tensing uses a Taser on a motorist during a traffic stop in Greenhills. The officer claims the driver, who is not identified, is resisting arrest. It is not known why Tensing stopped the motorist nor his race. Another driver who is a witness:
Officer had suspect at the side of his car. Suspect started hitting officer and trying to get away. I stopped to help officer and grabbed suspect’s leg. Suspect continued to fight. Officer told him to stop or he would get Tazed. Suspect continued to fight so officer Tazed him and took him into custody.
Tensing reports that he received bruising and cuts to his right index and middle fingers during the struggle.