MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- DNA samples are sought of two Minneapolis police officers after test results confirmed urine was found on the clothing of an American Indian man who witnesses say was beaten and left in freezing weather.
Two residents of the Little Earth housing complex have said they saw officers from a marked squad car assault the homeless man, whom his lawyer identified as Ron Johnson. It also was alleged that someone urinated on the man's upper torso and head.
Johnson and a woman, who were believed to have been intoxicated that January night, were left outside in the parking lot, community leaders said.
Urine, which came from one person, was found on five spots on Johnson's jacket and shoelaces, said attorney Larry Leventhal. The test results were given to the Police Department last week, he said.
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