Video: Arizona Defendant Punches Lawyer in the Face after Being Ordered out of Courtroom, Was on Trial for Biting Corrections Officer

Newsweek - 25 days ago


Newly-released footage from inside an Arizona courtroom shows the moment a public defender was punched in the face by his own client during a jury selection. Attorney Vladimir Gagic had been appointed to represent suspect Lamont Payne during his appearance in the Maricopa County Superior Court last year after being accused of biting a Fourth Avenue Jail corrections officer in the ankle back in 2016, ABC 15 reported.