Taser fired at woman
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.