that’s OK, don’t want you .
not because they were riled up, but trying to secure an area that was in chaos.
Excusing, going after someone recording, no. Excusing "collateral damage" maybe. Given the situation the cops were in, it depends highly on other actions the recorders took … as to whether the cops were justified in going after them. There’s a lot that hasn’t been reported about this particular mess, and probably won’t ever be. You’ll get the full side of the story as presented by the "teens" and their mother, though.