Knife-wielding senior citizen dies after being Tasered, hit with bean bag rounds

www.stltoday.com Published: July 28, 2013
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PARK FOREST, Ill. - A 95-year-old suburban Chicago man who pulled a foot-long knife and threatened police with a cane and a shoehorn has died after officers used a Taser and a bean bag gun to subdue him.



The Chicago Sun-Times reports the man became upset after an ambulance crew in Park Forest tried to take him to a medical facility. That's when authorities say John Warna used a metal cane and a two-foot-long metal shoehorn to threaten paramedics and police.


H/T: Chicago Sun Times
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