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Man dies after St. Cloud police use stun gun during assault

Police say officers went inside and used a stun gun on the man while arresting him. He became...
Police say officers went inside and used a stun gun on the man while arresting him. He became unresponsive and died at a local hospital.(Associated Press (custom credit) | AP)
Updated: Mar. 5, 2020 at 3:32 PM CST
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ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A man has died after police used a stun gun on him during an assault incident in St. Cloud.

Police say the incident happened Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were initially called to a medical incident in which a man was possibly having a seizure. Then, the female caller said the became aggressive and started assaulting and choking her.

Police say officers went inside and used a stun gun on the man while arresting him. He became unresponsive and died at a local hospital.

The officers were placed on leave and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.

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