Cop Watch

Saturday, February 19, 2005

Man with heart ailment dies after being shocked with Taser

HOUSTON - A 52-year-old psychiatric patient who had a heart ailment died after Harris County constables shocked him with a stun gun.

Chief Deputy J-C Mosier says the two constables went to the man's mother's home yesterday to serve a mental health commitment warrant.

Mosier says the deputies used the Taser after the man resisted their efforts to take him away.