November 28th, 2012
08:56 PM ET

Woman's brush with death reignites debate over safety of tasers

Our third story OutFront: the dangers of Tasers.

Over the past 11 years, nearly 500 people have died after being shocked by these electronic, supposedly non-lethal stun guns, according to Amnesty International.

Yet nearly 95 percent of America's police departments use stun guns, and they're fast becoming the weapon of choice for officers trying to subdue uncooperative suspects. One recent arrest, caught on camera, is reigniting the debate over the use of them.

Miguel Marquez is OutFront with the story of a woman who almost died after being tased. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED AS SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING.

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  1. SC

    Make sure the police (the bullies) are sued the crap out of this incident.

    November 29, 2012 at 1:06 am | Reply

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