Chief Vince Markle said his stepston, Alex Smith, 18, is one of the two teens in the video. Markle told the city's solicitor that he recognized him right away and was sickened by the video, Erie News Now reports.
Markle's department is not handling the investigation into the video. The Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office are investigating it instead.
The Game Commission said they are still investigating, and officials said “the proper legal steps must be followed in an investigation of this manner.”
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