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    Man Dies After Being Shocked By Police

    http://www.nbc4i.com/news/10456920/detail.html

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A man who was shot with a Taser gun by Columbus police on Sunday night later died at a hospital, police said.

    Officers were called to the Renaissance Hotel, located at 50 North Third St. in downtown, at about 9:30 p.m., after there were reports of an intoxicated man, police said.

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    According to police, a caller said the man had assaulted a private security guard employed by the hotel.

    Police said that then when officers arrived, the man resisted them and a Taser was deployed, but was ineffective.

    The officers eventually gained control of the man, who then required medical treatment, police said. A medic was dispatched to the hotel where the man was transported to Grant Medical Center and died, police said.

    The man's identity was not immediately released.

    According to Columbus police procedure, the officers involved in the incident will receive mandated psychological support counseling. The names of the officers involved were not immediately released.

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    i would be interested to know what drugs were in his system
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    I have to agree with Gozling. he was probably, in a drug induced hysteria. I just hope the media plays that angle for a change instead of trying to sewer the officers.
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    Yeah, he had to be seriously hyped on SOMETHING for the taser not to have been effective.
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    Something tells me that even though it says the Tazer was innefective they will continue to play that link. At least till it shows he died of some drugs or whatever, then you wont hear much of anything.
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    gee the media giving out the whole story again???
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    Quote Originally Posted by HardNoseBull View Post
    I have to agree with Gozling. he was probably, in a drug induced hysteria. I just hope the media plays that angle for a change instead of trying to sewer the officers.
    "Excited delirium" is the term used for those deaths I think. Doctors say the person would've died anyway, and maybe even quicker if it was an all out fight situation.
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    sounds like another "excited delirium (spelling?)" case. I'm sure that guy was doped to high heaven.

    Of course, the media will blame the Taser, and Amnesty International will start another campaign about the dangers of tasers, and they'll make it harder to do our jobs... and I'm not cynical or anything.

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    Ineffectual? Not seeing it. Sounds like they didn't get the probes to set or they had a line broke, which would kill the normal taser fervor. Still going to be a media circus though. They are really latching on to these kinds of death right now.
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