Taser Death Watch 2009: 15-year-old Bay City, MI teen
The story is still developing, but, what we do know is that police in Bay City, Michigan tasered a 15-year-old boy in response to a fight:
BAY CITY, Mich. -- A 15-year-old is dead after Bay City police officers used a Taser stun gun on him.
It happened at about 3:40 a.m. Sunday when officers were dispatched to a home in the 200 block of South Catherine Street.
Police told TV5 that two men were arguing. Police said they attempted to diffuse the situation but the teen attempted to fight the officers. Police used a Taser in an effort to subdue him.
Officers at the scene called an ambulance after seeing the teen’s reaction to the Taser, police said. He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
This kid better have been a veritble giant, and I'm talking a "fie, fye, foe, fum/Bones to Bread" giant, too.