NY Attorney General investigating Bronx stun gun death

Police have identified a man who died in the Bronx after officers used a stun gun on him.

Police have identified a man who died in the Bronx after officers used a stun gun on him. (11/7/16)

THE BRONX - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office says it is investigating after a man died when police used a stun gun on him in the Bronx.  

Ariel Galarza, 49, died Wednesday night in Pelham Bay after police responded to a call at his home. 

Police say Galarza threatened officers with a broken bottle before a sergeant discharged his stun gun twice. Galarza went into cardiac arrest and later died.

Schneiderman's office has the power to investigate deaths of unarmed people at the hands of police.

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