Gore Assistant Police Chief Fired After Using Stun Gun On Handcuffed Woman

UPDATE: Gore Assistant Police Chief Jose Guzman has been fired following his arrest for using a stun gun on a woman in handcuffs.

Original story:

SEQUOYAH COUNTY, Okla. (KFSM) — The Gore Assistant Police Chief was arrested after using a stun gun on a woman in handcuffs was arrested.

Court documents state that the officer, Jose Guzman, is being charged with misdemeanor assault and battery.

Gore police responded to a woman's home for a welfare check this summer because her boyfriend was worried she would hurt herself.

The incident was all caught on camera.

The woman supposedly became agitated with Guzman and after she continually tried to walk toward him, he shocked her with the stun gun.

Guzman was placed on administrative leave the next day.

The city council and board voted not to terminate Guzman so he was reinstated.

Guzman was arrested Wednesday (Oct. 16) but was released on bail.

The woman in the video told our CBS affiliate News On 6 that the day the officer was placed on leave, someone anonymously called the hospital she works at and told them she'd been charged with assault and battery on a police officer, which isn't true. She lost her job and has hired an attorney.

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