Phoenix police arrest man shot by pepper ball in viral video

A video of a man kicking a can of tear gas back at Phoenix police officers, then falling to the ground after police shot him with a pepper ball, went viral following Tuesday’s protest against President Donald Trump’s visit.

That same man, 29-year-old Joshua Stuart Cobin of Scottsdale, was arrested on Thursday, said Phoenix police Sgt. Jonathan Howard.

He is facing three counts of aggravated assault on a police officer and one count of unlawful assembly, Howard said.

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