Suicidal Man Dies By Taser
A suicidal man died Sunday after fighting with police and eventually being Tased.
The police and paramedics were called to the scene of a suicide in progress, where they encountered a 21-year-old male who appeared to be using a controlled substance, reported the Star Tribune.
The man attacked the two officers who were trying to calm him down. The officers sprayed a chemical irritant, which had no effect on the man, reported the Star Tribune.
The man began to bite the two officers, forcing to deploy a Taser in order to restrain him, according to the release, reported WCCO News.
The man became unresponsive and was pronounced dead at the scene of the crime.
Both officers bitten by the suspect were treated and released at Regions Hospital. The Crimes Against Persons unit is investigating the incident.