NY Attorney General investigating Bronx stun gun death

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

News 12 Staff

Nov 7, 2016, 6:11 PM

Updated 2,778 days ago

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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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