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Man Dies After Tasered By Police

Last updated on Saturday, March 29, 2008

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A 35 year-old man died after he was stunned several times by Indianapolis Metro Police with a taser gun.

It happened during an altercation Friday night at a Westside restaurant.

Police arrived at the O'Charley's restaurant investigating the report of a man with a gun causing a disturbance. Police say the man resisted officers and was stunned but then had difficulty breathing.

Officers called for a medic and administered CPR. The man died shortly after arriving at a local hospital.

Homicide detectives are investigating the incident and the man's name hasn't been released.

One police officer was slightly injured in the incident.

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