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Suspect Shot With Taser by L.A. Co. Sheriff's Deputy Dies

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Law enforcement uses this taser model, X26 (Taser)
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A late-night incident involving a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy and a suspect has ended with the suspect being tasered, and now that man has died, according to KTLA.Details about the incident are scarce, however the L.A. County Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau has indicated the incident took place "just before 1:00a.m. in the 14700 block of Firestone Blvd and Trojan Way."

The name of the deceased has not been released, nor has any information regarding what prompted the deputy to use their taser on the man.

In a statement released by the Bureau, the Sheriff's Department explains: "Whenever an Officer-Involved Shooting (with a Taser) occurs involving Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies, and it results in a fatality, multiple independent investigations immediately begin at the scene."