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Man dies after Rochester police use stun gun to subdue him during arrest


ROCHESTER, New York — Police say a man has died after officers used a stun gun to subdue him during an arrest in Rochester.

Chief Michael Ciminelli says officers were called to Tremont Street in southwest Rochester around 9 a.m. Sunday after a man crashed a red pickup truck into a house. Ciminelli says the man then crashed into a church and another house before locking himself in the cab as police shouted for him to come out with his hands up.

Cimenelli says an officer used a stun gun when the man charged out of the pickup with fists clenched. The man, whose name wasn't released, received medical attention at the scene and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Mayor Lovely Warren said the medical examiner would determine what led to the incident.

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