Naked man shot with stun gun dies

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS -

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) >> North Carolina author­i­ties say deputies hit a naked man with a stun gun af­ter he charged at them fol­low­ing a car crash, and that the man has died.

Hen­der­son County sher­iff’s Maj. Frank Stout said in a state­ment that when deputies ar­rived at the crash scene about 1 a.m. Tues­day, they found the naked driver act­ing ex­tremely ir­ra­tionally and un­co­op­er­a­tive.

Stout says as deputies tried to take the man into cus­tody, he charged at of­fi­cers and a Taser was used.

Stout says the man went into ar­rest and was taken to a hos­pi­tal, where he died. His name has not been re­leased.

The North Carolina High­way Pa­trol and the State Bureau of In­ves­ti­ga­tion are in­ves­ti­gat­ing.

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