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Police Use Stun Gun On Columbus High School Student

Last updated on Friday, January 13, 2012

(COLUMBUS)(The Republic) - Policed used a stun gun on a student in Columbus Wednesday after police say he was being disruptive and battling police,The Republic , reports.

School officials at Columbus East High School had contacted the 17-year-old boy's mother, but before she arrived police say he shoved a police officer and reached for the officer's firearm.

In another altercation with police, a Columbus Police Department officer used a stun gun to subdue the teenager, who reportedly has emotional problems.

The boy faces juvenile charges of battery on a police officer and resisting law enforcement.

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