CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Suspect tackled at Canal Fest

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CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB)– Video of a dramatic arrest at Canal Fest is getting a lot of traction on social media.

But City of Tonawanda Police say it doesn’t tell the entire story. In the video, you can see an officer tackle a man.

Police say the video doesn’t show the fistfight that sparked the police intervention.

During the fistfight, there were people in wheelchairs, an elderly person with a cane and a woman with a stroller trying to get out of the way.

Police tell us Shawn Tukey and Ronnie Hall are the two men who were fighting. Both were charged with disorderly conduct.

MORE: Man wanted in Georgia arrested after fight at Canal Fest

Tukey was taken to the holding center on an outstanding gun warrant out of Georgia.

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