Man dies after being Tased by police in Ocoee

An Ocoee man died after being shocked with a Taser by police Thursday night.

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  • | 8:47 a.m. April 12, 2019
  • West Orange Times & Observer
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A man died at a residence on Calliope Street in the Windsor Landings neighborhood following a police encounter. According to the Ocoee Police Department, officers responded to a domestic disturbance call, and once on scene, the incident escalated and officers used force, including a Taser, to take the man into custody.

After being Tased, the man was transported to Orlando Health - Health Central Hospital where he died. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is conducting a use of force investigation at the request of Ocoee police.

This is a developing story – check back for details.


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