Police shot and killed a man with a taser gun

Posted by David Elliots | October 28, 2016

A 44 year old man was shot with a taser by police and died at the scene in Wiltshire.

The incident happened late Wednesday night in Warminster as police were responding to a report about a man who was threatening to harm people as well as already having harmed himself.

An investigation into the events that took place is underway by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

According to reports a knife was recovered from the man who had already seriously harmed himself before the police arrived.

The ambulance service was called to the scene but the man died before he could be taken to hospital at 0300 hours, Thursday.