“A teenager died after being hit with a police Taser gun for 37 seconds, and the whole thing was caught on tape by surveillance cameras.”
“‘The initial use of the (Taser gun) is not in question,’ said Charlotte-Mecklenburg police Chief Ken Miller.”
“However, for 37 seconds, Dawson continued to use the Taser gun against the teen.”
“An autopsy revealed that Darryl Turner died of a heart attack, authorities said.”
“NBC Charlotte affiliate WCNC reported that Dawson was given a five-day suspension for firing the Taser gun too long.”
This video is from NBC 4 News Charlotte, broadcast July 18, 2008.