Video appears to show CPD officer kicking man in head

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A video appears to show a Chicago police officer kicking a man in the head. (WLS)

A video that appears to show a Chicago police officer kicking a man in the head is now under investigation.

A witness said the incident happened Monday in the 3900-block of West Grenshaw on the city's West Side.

In response, Chicago police said in a written statement: "The Chicago Police Department holds its members to the highest possible professional standards with a priority on treating all Chicagoans with respect. Upon viewing the video, Superintendent Johnson immediately asked the Independent Police Review Authority to investigate the matter while the department gathers more information about the case."

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