White South Carolina soldier who pushed Black man is charged with assault
According to police, a white Fort Jackson soldier seen in a video pushing and yelling at a young Black man in Columbia, South Carolina, has been criminally charged. - Dreamstime/Dreamstime/TNS

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A white Fort Jackson soldier seen in a video pushing and yelling at a young Black man in a northeast Columbia neighborhood has been criminally charged, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Department. The incident took place in the Summit neighborhood, a sprawling community located between Clemson and Hardscrabble roads. At an evening news conference, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott identified the man charged as Jonathan Pentland, 42. Deputies charged him with third-degree assault and battery. Investigators brought the case to the 5th Circuit Solicitor's Office and a j...