From the AJC:
A member of Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney’s security team was charged with battery after police say he struck a television news photographer as McKinney prepared to concede defeat late Tuesday night.
Steve Muhammad, 67, hit WXIA-TV photographer Gary Stillwell, 24, during a scuffle outside McKinney’s campaign would-be victory party about 11:25 p.m., according to a police report released Wednesday morning by DeKalb County police.
According to the report, Muhammad, a member of the 4th District Congresswoman’s security team, told officers that Stillwell hit him with his camera in the parking lot of the Omega Psi Phi Center on Snapfinger Road. But after police looked at a security video of the incident, they apparently came to a different conclusion.
“As I viewed the videotape, it showed that one of the security guards bumped into the camera, then pushed the camera man, causing the camera to fall,