Catskill, New York: Jason Jones burst into flames after officers used …

 

Catskill, New York: Jason Jones burst into flames after officers used …

Catskill, New York: Jason Jones burst into flames after officers used  ...

A man in upstate New York burst into flames after officers used a taser to subdue him, police say

5 November 2021

  • A man was tased after a confrontation with officers at a police station in Catskill, New York.
  • The 29-year-old burst into flames and is now in grave condition in a burn unit, his lawyer said.
  • Police said the man had doused himself in hand sanitizer prior to being tased.

A 29-year-old man in upstate New York burst into flames after being tasered and is now in grave condition, police said Friday. Jason Jones walked into the police station in Catskill, New York, last weekend and, appearing intoxicated, got into a confrontation with officers, the Times Union reported. Chief David Darling told the outlet that officers used a taser on Jones in an attempt to subdue him. “I think they were afraid he was going to hurt himself, and that’s what started it,” Darling said. “There are still details that we’re trying to develop.” Prior to being tased, Jones had …


A man in upstate New York burst into flames after officers used a taser to subdue him, police say

Police said the man, who is in grave condition, doused himself in hand sanitizer prior to being tased.


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Published at Thu, 13 Jan 2022 22:27:3 GMT

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