Officers use taser on reported combative man in St. Joseph, who dies after being subdued

Officers use taser on reported combative man in St. Joseph, who dies after being subdued




Officers use taser on reported combative man in St. Joseph, who dies after being subdued

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Authorities say a man died in south St. Joseph on Wednesday afternoon after they used a taser on him because he reportedly threatened them with a baseball bat and tried to fist fight officers.

KQ2 reports Drug Strike Force investigators were trying to serve a warrant at a home on MacKenzie Drive. Undersheriff Bill Puett with the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office tells FOX 4 when officers entered the home, the man confronted them with the bat, then dropped it as he ran around the home, and found more officers.

Read More at: http://fox4kc.com/2016/11/16/officers-use-taser-on-reported-combative-man-in-st-joseph-who-dies-after-being-subdued/.






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