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Police shot man with 50,000-volt Taser after he suffered epileptic fit in gym
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UK Daily Mail 
April 14, 2010
A police officer used a 50,000-volt Taser gun on a man suffering an epileptic fit, it has been revealed.
A major investigation is under way after the 40-year-old complained that he had been the victim of excessive force.
He had collapsed as he suffered a seizure at a gym and paramedics had been called to deal with the incident.
But they asked for police back-up after the man allegedly started biting and punching them.
When police arrived at the gym – which is in a secondary school in south Manchester – one officer discharged a Taser at least once into the man.
The man, who was physically restrained by officers, was transferred to hospital an hour after he first collapsed.
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