The video depicting the beating of Francis Pusok is pretty straight forward: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Man-on-Stolen-Horse-Stunned-by-Sheriffs-Deputies-in-IE-299250951.html
Is he a person of color? No.
Does the apprehension of this individual seem egregiously excessive? For sure.
Can we calmly expect a full investigation, without widespread rioting?
Why? Well, in part, because the ridiculous concept of “race” won’t be injected into the discussion.