Man Dies After Cops Taser Him In His Apartment: Gothamist

Man Dies After Cops Taser Him In His Apartment: Gothamist.

A Bronx man died yesterday morning after NYPD officers say they encountered him brandishing a pair of scissors inside of his apartment and proceeded to Taser him.

Officers responded to a call regarding an “emotionally disturbed person” (EDP) at 2263 Loring Place in the University Heights neighborhood of the Bronx around 8:15 a.m., according to the NYPD. Inside Apartment 15, police say they found a 51-year-old man, identified by the NY Times as one Mario Ocasio, “armed” with a pair of scissors.