Suspect Dies After Struggling With LA Officers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police are investigating the death of an assault suspect who struggled with officers and was hit with a stun gun during an arrest.
The LAPD says officers responding to a call of a gun assault discovered the suspect fighting with four men at a downtown business.
Officials say in order to subdue the man, officers used body weight, punches, and a stun gun numerous times. Hobble restraints were used to control the suspect’s arms and legs.
An ambulance transported the man to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The cause of death is under investigation.
The suspect’s name was not released.
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