Trooper fired by FHP after he tased a teen sharing his side of the story

Reporter: Breana Ross Writer: Matthew Seaver
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A former Florida Highway Patrol trooper is telling his side of the story after he tased a 16-year-old last year. It comes after an investigation revealed George Smyrnios used excessive force, falsified records, and did not turn on his video or audio recorder during the encounter.

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