METRO officers suspended in beating case of homeless man

Two METRO officers have been suspended, one of them accused in the brutal beating of a homeless man near downtown Houston.

METRO released the following statement to FOX 26 News:

We are investigating the use of force by Officer J. Warren after he approached a man who appeared to be slumped over on a rail platform seat at Burnett Station. This happened Wednesday morning, Sept 14 around 7:40. I will not tolerate inappropriate use of force by officers. Officer Warren is suspended pending the results of a criminal investigation and an administrative review. A second officer, D Reynoso, who was on the scene is also suspended pending our reviews.