McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

July 19, 2012

Handcuffed woman tazed by McAlester Police Officer

By Jeanne LeFlore
Staff Writer

McALESTER — McAlester News Capital has obtained video of a woman brought in to the Pittsburg County Criminal Justice Center allegedly being shot with a tazer gun at close range by a McAlester police officer. The incident is believed to have occured in late June.

The incident is under investigation by the McAlester Police Department.

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