Former Omaha Police officer turns himself in

Posted at 6:14 AM, Jul 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-28 10:24:33-04

Former Omaha Police officer Scotty Payne has turned himself in Friday morning after being charged with second-degree assault in connection with the death of Zachary Bearheels

Graphic footage shows Payne repeatedly using a stun gun on Bearheels. 

Fellow former officer Ryan McClarty was charged with third-degree assault. The Omaha Police Officers' Association condemned both decisions, saying Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine succumbed to public pressure and the charges were "remarkable" and "unprecedented."