HEAT ALERT

Heat advisory issued for Brooklyn through 9 p.m. Wednesday.

News 12/1010 WINS reporter attacked while covering protests for 1010 WINS

Darius Radzius says after signing off, someone yelled “snitch.” He was then hit from behind with some type of object.

News 12 Staff

Jun 1, 2020, 11:45 AM

Updated 1,506 days ago

Share:

Some of the violent protests held across the state targeted police and even journalists.
News 12/1010 WINS reporter Darius Radzius was filming video of a liquor store being looted on Saturday evening in Brooklyn. Radzius was attacked after his live report for 1010 WINS radio.
Radzius says after signing off, someone yelled “snitch.” He was then hit from behind with some type of object.
"I'm down on the ground, trying to figure out what's going on really fast and I see all these people surrounding me, I can't see anything beyond a couple feet,” says Radzius.
Radzius needed five stitches above his eye. He is thankful for the demonstrators who took care of him before help arrived. He says they were friendly, trying to stop the people from looting.
 


More from News 12
2:00
FDNY: 9 people injured in Bushwick building fire

FDNY: 9 people injured in Bushwick building fire

2:54
HEAT ALERT: Hazy, hotter and more humid today; tracking strong thunderstorms tonight in Brooklyn

HEAT ALERT: Hazy, hotter and more humid today; tracking strong thunderstorms tonight in Brooklyn

1:37
Why are subway platforms so hot?

Why are subway platforms so hot?

2:15
MTA taking steps to protect commuters in next round of extreme heat

MTA taking steps to protect commuters in next round of extreme heat

0:39
Police: 2 men wanted for stealing car-hauling trailer with vintage cars in Cypress Hills

Police: 2 men wanted for stealing car-hauling trailer with vintage cars in Cypress Hills

1:02
Investigators release photo of suspect linked to McDonald's triple shooting in Downtown Brooklyn

Investigators release photo of suspect linked to McDonald's triple shooting in Downtown Brooklyn

1:19
NYPD: 27-year-old man fatally shot in Clinton Hill; no arrests made

NYPD: 27-year-old man fatally shot in Clinton Hill; no arrests made

1:15
Newest NYPD class graduates, Mayor Eric Adams reflect on death of fellow recruit

Newest NYPD class graduates, Mayor Eric Adams reflect on death of fellow recruit

1:27
Mayor Adams, city agencies hold briefing amid extreme heat in Brooklyn

Mayor Adams, city agencies hold briefing amid extreme heat in Brooklyn

1:44
Police: Multiple people injured in triple shooting outside McDonald's in Brooklyn

Police: Multiple people injured in triple shooting outside McDonald's in Brooklyn

7:10
Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

2:12
DEP unveils new plan for preventing flooding on New York City streets

DEP unveils new plan for preventing flooding on New York City streets

0:43
MTA outlines plan to keep riders cool during intense heat and humidity

MTA outlines plan to keep riders cool during intense heat and humidity

3:30
Trump heads to convention as authorities investigate motive, security in assassination attempt

Trump heads to convention as authorities investigate motive, security in assassination attempt

1:51
Bushwick man builds Myrtle and Broadway intersection into virtual reality

Bushwick man builds Myrtle and Broadway intersection into virtual reality

5:30
In prime-time address, Biden warns of election-year rhetoric, saying ‘it’s time to cool it down’

In prime-time address, Biden warns of election-year rhetoric, saying ‘it’s time to cool it down’

1:54
Reps. Lawler, Torres to introduce bill enhancing Secret Service protection for presidential candidates

Reps. Lawler, Torres to introduce bill enhancing Secret Service protection for presidential candidates

2:07
A look back at US political violence that changed history

A look back at US political violence that changed history

4:10
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Trump rally attendee gives his eyewitness account of the shooting

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Trump rally attendee gives his eyewitness account of the shooting

2:37
Security increased at Trump Tower following rally shooting

Security increased at Trump Tower following rally shooting