Cop Watch

Thursday, June 16, 2005

Lorain police fire Taser at teen

LORAIN -- A 16-year-old boy was Tasered Sunday night while trying to hide from a police officer under a house's porch, according to a police report, the second instance in less than a week of a Taser used on a juvenile in Lorain.

In the report, the officer, Patrolman Joe Novosielski, said he chased the juvenile after seeing him yelling at another man at the scene of a reported fight involving possible firearms.