Police said the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter was in a “restricted area” at the time of the encounter.
Cushingberry lashes out after head of council security was removed from his job today pending an internal investigation.
Check out the encounter between Councilman Cushingberry and reporter M.L. Elrick.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter was trying to interview Councilman George Cushingberry outside of a public meeting when two cops grabbed Elrick.
New low for Kilpatrick defense team: Lawyer shoves Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter, challenges him to fight
“You wanna go right now?” the lawyer asked, pointing his finger at the much-taller, unfazed reporter. “You wanna challenge me? You piece of garbage.”