Lawsuit filed against police in use of Taser

A wrongful death and personal injury lawsuit has been filed by the family of a 42 year old man who died after being tasered by Chicago Police. The lawsuit alleges excessive force in that the man was non-combative when initially taken into Police custody but was later tasered twice, pepper sprayed, and thrown to the floor when he asked to use the bathroom. A spokesperson for the Chicago Police stated that the police had followed procedures for subduing combative persons.

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