Scott Olsen, 24-year-old Iraq War veteran, was seriously injured at Oakland,_CA on Tuesday, October 25,2011. Fellow veterans said Olsen was struck in the head by a projectile fired by police. http://hosted2.ap.org/ARLID/a5050f4ad4f44dafab85bb41a15281cf/Article_2011-10-27-Wall%20Street%20Protests/id-74f9c5e7dd724ef29f4cd953bc65cdd5
Update on Scott Olsen's condition just now from NYT's Malia Wollan: "Highland hospital says #ScottOlsen's skull is fractured. After seizure he was induced into a coma. Now alert. Speech impaired. Parents here." http://www.thenation.com/blog/164225/occupyusa-blog-thursday-oct-27-frequent-updates
Barrett Brown, former Anonymous spokesperson, has offered a reward of $1,000 reward, no questions asked, for the name of the officer who threw a flash-bang at the injured Iraqi vet. http://www.thetechherald.com/article.php/201143/7787/Wanted-Oakland-cop-who-injured-Iraq-War-veteran-Anonymous-offers-bounty
The Alameda County Sheriff’s Department was the only agency to allow its deputies to use explosive tear gas canisters. http://www.fogcityjournal.com/wordpress/3126/alameda-county-sheriffs-deputy-suspected-in-lobbing-tear-gas-at-protesters-rendering-aid-to-scott-olsen/
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- Statement by Mayor of Oakland
- Scott Olsen makes first public statement since Occupy Oakland injury