Police: Conn. man dies after Taser hit

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., June 21 (UPI) -- A 36-year-old man died in South Windsor, Conn., after being shot by a police officer with a stun gun and injuring himself on a knife he was holding, police say.

Police told the Hartford (Conn.) Courant the man confronted police officers with a knife Saturday morning and then ignored their orders to drop the weapon. No reason was reported for why the officers were called to the South Windsor home where they encountered the armed man.

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