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Illinois Police Kill 95-Year-Old With Taser Shocks and Bean Bag Rounds

Posted By yihan On July 28, 2013 @ 4:32 am In Featured Stories,Tile | Comments Disabled

NBC Chicago [1]
July 28, 2013

A 95-year-old resident of an Illinois nursing home died early Saturday, hours after being shocked with a Taser and bean bag rounds in a confrontation with police.

Authorities said John Warna was a resident at Victory Centre of Park Forest, on the 100 block of South Main Street in the south suburb. He was threatening paramedics and staff with a cane and a metal shoehorn when police arrived at the complex, they said.

Police said they struck him with a Taser and bean bag rounds after he threatened officers with a 12-inch butcher knife.

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