PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – Fox 29 has learned the police officer who was seen on video hitting a woman has been notified that he will be fired.
Lt. Jonathan Josey of the department’s Highway Patrol was captured on video striking a woman Sunday during Puerto Rican Day Parade festivities Sunday.
Fox 29 reporter Dave Schratwieser reports that police sources have confirmed that Lt. Josey must appear at police internal affairs Thursday morning. Sources say Josey learned he would be terminated Wednesday afternoon.
The woman, later identified as Aida Guzman of Chester, told Fox 29 she wants justice.
On Wednesday, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced charges would be dropped against Guzman.
Commissioner Ramsey appeared on Good Day Wednesday morning and said he would take whatever action he needed to take.
Ramsey was in San Diego, California at a conference at the time of the incident.