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Boy, 15, dies after being Tasered

March 23, 2009|TIMES WIRE REPORTS

Police in Bay City say a 15-year-old boy has died after being Tasered by officers who were trying to break up a fight. Police didn't release his name and say state police are investigating.

A Bay City Police Department news release said officers responded to a report of a fight. The statement said two males were arguing in an apartment and one of them "attempted to fight the officers." Police said officers Tasered him, and his reaction led them to immediately call for medical help. He was pronounced dead at Bay Regional Medical Center.

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