Police Watchdog Investigating Man’s Death Following Tasering

Police Watchdog Investigating Man’s Death Following Tasering

Winnipeg Police CrestManitoba’s police watchdog is probing a fatal confrontation involving Winnipeg police on Saturday.

The Independent Investigation Unit says a 34-year-old man was Tasered by police in the area of Logan Avenue and Princess Street when he allegedly threatened officers.

The man became unresponsive and was taken to Health Sciences Centre where he was pronounced deceased.

The IIU says a request for a civilian monitor has been made to the Manitoba Police Commission as the matter involves a fatality.

Witnesses or other individuals who have information or video footage that may assist in the investigation can contact the IIU toll-free at 1-844-667-6060.

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