Moodymann gets guns drawn on him in confrontation with Highland Park police


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On Wednesday afternoon, Detroit house and techno DJ Moodymann (real name Kenny Dixon Jr.) uploaded a video to Instagram showing an aggressive confrontation with what appears to be Highland Park Police.

In a since-deleted Instagram post, Dixon claimed that "HP Police" confronted him in his own backyard, demanding ID. An officer pointing a gun at Dixon repeatedly orders him to "Unlock the fucking door now" while Dixon responds, "I'm unlocking it."

In the deleted post, Dixon wrote:

"HP police came n (MY BACKYARD)demanding proof of ownership and this is how they reacted (Went 2 jail again)charged me 4 Breaking and entering on my own property even though I had keys.what u can't c is 9 other officers pointing their AR15 directly at my head time just pull the MF trigger let's get this shit over with (I'm tired) I'm so tired)"

In the driver's side car mirror, a white police officer could be seen opening the door after Dixon unlocked it. The reflection of the mirror appears to show the emblem of a Highland Park police officer.

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has reached out to Highland Park police regarding the incident. We will update this story as we receive more information.

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