Taser fired at woman

Moose Jaw Times Herald - - COMING UP | HEALTH -

Police of­fi­cers fired a taser while ar­rest­ing a 37-year-old woman Mon­day morn­ing. Police were called to the 200 block of Hochelaga Street West at 10:50 a.m. where of­fi­cers found the woman in­tox­i­cated, sit­ting in a chair with a knife to her chest. Police tried to me­di­ate the situation by calm­ing the woman, but she then turned the knife to­wards police, threat­en­ing to kill them, at which time the taser was used. The woman was seen by emer­gency med­i­cal ser­vices and trans­ported to the hospital for an evaluation. Crim­i­nal charges are pend­ing.

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