Man killed by Taser in Orlando
Published: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 12:34 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, October 1, 2008 at 12:34 p.m.
ORLANDO, Fla. – Authorities say a man Orange County deputies had to control using a Taser has died.
The man has not been identified. He died Wednesday morning.
A sheriff's office spokesman says the man was "under the influence" when deputies used the Taser on him Tuesday. Witnesses said he was charging at cars on the road with a hammer. The man was really holding a squeegee, but deputies found a wrench in his car and determined the suspect was dangerous.
Reports say the deputies tried calming him, then used the Taser.
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