Man dies af­ter Oak­land po­lice use stun gun

Porterville Recorder - - THE RECORD -

OAK­LAND — A man who al­legedly tried to flee the scene of a car crash died while in the cus­tody of Oak­land po­lice af­ter of­fi­cers used an elec­tronic stun gun to de­tain him.

The San Fran­cisco Chron­i­cle re­ports of­fi­cers were called to the scene of a mul­ti­ple-ve­hi­cle col­li­sion on Thurs­day and that the man who later died was “iden­ti­fied as be­ing in­volved” in the crash and tried to leave the area.

The Oak­land Po­lice De­part­ment says the man was be­ing phys­i­cally re­sis­tant and that of­fi­cers used a Taser on him, ar­rested him and re­quested paramedics.

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