OAKLAND (KPIX) — An Oakland city council member has been ordered to pay millions after an altercation with a former Black Panther leader.
Elaine Brown filed a civil lawsuit against the City of Oakland and Councilwoman Delsey Brooks last year.READ MORE: Driver Injured in Freeway Shooting on I-880 in San Jose
According to the lawsuit, Brown and Brooks got into a disagreement at a restaurant in 2015.READ MORE: Santa Clara Wins NCAA Women's Soccer Championship, Topping FSU In Penalty Kick Shootout
Brown claims Brooks said to her, “I haven’t moved on you before, because you are old, but I’m tired of your B.S.”
“Desley Brooks ended up taking both of her arms and striking Ms. Brown in the chest knocking Ms. Brown over a stack of chairs. Ms. Brown hit her head,” said Brown’s attorney, Charles Bonner.MORE NEWS: Body Of Missing Oakland Boater Found In Delta
In her lawsuit, Brown claimed elder abuse and battery.