Pittsburgh police tase and club baseball fan

By David Edwards
Monday, April 11, 2011 15:09 EDT
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Pittsburgh police, who claim they feared for their safety, used a Taser on an unruly fan at a Pittsburgh Pirates game over the weekend. After the Taser appeared to have no effect, one of the officers clubbed the fan at least twice.

“We both feared for our safety,” city detective Francis Rende said in a criminal complaint.

Watch this video by a fan who was at the game, uploaded April 9, 2011.

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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