Teen boy dies after police Tasering
March 23, 2009 07:33am
A TEEN boy has died in the US after police used a Taser to break up a fight.
Police in Bay City ,Michigan, Tasered the 15-year-old boy after responding to an early morning call to break up a fight between two males in an apartment, Associated Press reports.
The teen was Tasered after he "attempted to fight the officers" but his reaction prompted police to immediately call for medics.
However the boy was pronounced dead on arrival at Bay Regional Medical Centre.
An officer who was involved in the incident has been placed on administrative leave, Bay City Deputy Chief Thomas Pletzke told local station WNEM-TV