A 26-year-old African American City Council member was tased and arrested in Prairie View, Texas, prompting the mayor to convene a special City Council meeting with the police chief in the same college town where Sandra Bland’s arrest and jail-cell death ignited national controversy.

The meeting was called Monday after council members demanded more information about the incident, including an explanation of body camera video that shows police confronting Councilman Jonathan Miller.

One witness said Miller was tased while he was on his knees with his hands at his side.

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