12.31.2020

Black man detained by maskless officer tests positive for COVID-19, fiancee says

Black man detained by maskless officer tests positive for COVID-19, fiancee says Photo Courtesy ABC News

Jamar Mackey, whose detainment was captured in a viral video, allegedly received a positive coronavirus test result on Christmas Eve -- five days after being apprehended by a maskless police officer, according to Covil.

Mackey's ordeal unfolded on Dec. 19 as he, Covil, and their 13-year-old son and baby were seated at a table in the Lynnhaven Mall food court eating lunch and "trying to enjoy the holidays."

"And next, you know, I'm in handcuffs. No words, no explanation," Mackey said.

Read the full story at ABC News.