(CBS) — Two Chicago police officers were commended for not using their guns when apprehending a violent suspect on the West Side Oct. 5.
Graphic police dash-cam video of that incident was released on Friday.READ MORE: 7-Year-Old Girl Killed, Father Injured In Shooting At McDonald's Drive-Thru In Hman Square
The video shows the male and female officers confronting 28-year-old Parta Huff after his car crashed into a liquor store near Cicero and Roosevelt.
Huff continues to ignores the officer’s commands. Other officers arrive and help subdue the suspect as a crowd gathers and the police end up in a heap with Huff on the ground.READ MORE: 2 Killed Including 7-Year-Old Girl, 22 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
Another officer deployed a Taser on Huff for the third time.
The female officer briefly lost consciousness after her head was slammed to the ground and suffered other injuries. The second officer also suffered a concussion, a broken right thumb and other injuries.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said the female officer didn’t shoot Huff because of fears of a public backlash.MORE NEWS: 4 People Injured In 3 Separate Shootings Within Blocks In Humboldt Park Neighborhood