Taser Death: Man Dies In Manchester


A man who died after police shot him with a Taser has been named locally as Jordan Begley. The 23-year-old suffered a "medical episode" and died after police fired at him with the stun gun in Manchester. Police were responding to a disturbance in Beard Road, Gorton, at about 8.15pm where a man was armed with a knife. Assistant Chief Constable Garry Shewan said: "Officers were dispatched immediately and arrived in eight minutes."On arrival, a Taser was discharged to detain a 23-year-old man.