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Taser stun gun kills California man

Posted By admin On December 21, 2008 @ 8:04 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

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Sunday, Dec 21, 2008

A 26-year-old man died on Friday after police used a Taser stun gun to bring him under control, a local sheriff’s office in California said.

The incident occurred in San Jose, 70 kilometres southwest of San Francisco, at a hospital where police were called to break up a fight.

In trying to subdue an alleged troublemaker described as “a 26-year-old Hispanic male resident of San Jose,” police fired a Taser gun at him leaving him unconscious, the Santa Clara sheriff’s office said in a statement.

“Deputies observed that the subject was unresponsive. CPR was started immediately by deputies and officers on-scene,” it added.

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The injured man was taken to a hospital emergency ward but died a few minutes later, the sheriff’s department said.

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