UK: Man dies after Wiltshire police fire Taser at him


"A man has died after police fired a Taser at him during an incident at a property in Wiltshire.

Officers were called to an address in Warminster shortly before midnight on Wednesday after reports that a man had harmed himself and was threatening to hurt others.

Wiltshire police said a Taser was discharged and the man subsequently died at the scene.

Paul Mills, assistant chief constable of Wiltshire force, said the man had caused himself “significant harm and was threatening further serious harm to himself and others”."

See the article: Man dies after Wiltshire police fire Taser at him (Guardian, link)

 

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