Ada man accused of attacking cameraman pleads guilty

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

ADA, Okla. -- An Oklahoma City photographer was attacked while covering a story back in October. On Monday, the man who attacked him is set to appear in court.

Johnnie Levi Byrd, stands accused of punching Oklahoma City cameraman Bryan Akerman several times while Akerman was shooting video of a story on October 15th. That was when an Ada woman was attacked and killed by local dogs (see ‘related stories’ below).

Byrd, who is a relative of the woman who was attacked and killed, was charged with one count of assault and battery and plead guilty Tuesday afternoon. He was given a $350 fine and three months probation.


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