A man died after deputies used a stun gun on him in Stanly County early Thursday.
Chief Bryan Lambert with the Badin Police Department said officers were called around 4 a.m. to Dewey Street at Mayo Street, where they found a man in a very “agitated” state.
The man then assaulted an officer, and that’s when Lambert said deputies deployed a stun gun. The man then went into cardiac arrest, Lambert said.
Officers and EMS attempted to revive the man but were unsuccessful.
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The State Bureau of Investigation is assisting in the investigation. The man was in his late 30s and a resident of Badin.
Badin is about an hour east of Charlotte.