Civil Rights Activists Threaten ‘Shutdown’ Of Deep Ellum Over Assault Case

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – More fallout Friday from the video of a white male bartender in Deep Ellum beating a black woman on the street.

An a attorney representing the woman and civil rights activists claim that bartender used racial slurs and demanded he be charged with a hate crime.

Civil rights activists in Deep Ellum regarding assault case (CBS 11)

Activists protested outside the bar where the bartender, Austin Shuffield worked until Thursday.

Austin Shuffield was fired from his job as a bartender at the High and Tight Barbershop and Speakeasy after his arrest for aggravated assault. (photo credit: Dallas Police Department)

 “When Mr. Sheffield presented that gun that gave the arresting officer the evidence to charge him with aggravated assault. Instead these officers they charged him with a misdemeanor and he was able to get out on a $1,500 bond. That’s…

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