Of course this sort of thing is not justified. Why then would it be justified to use a TASER device on him?
The way this story is presented, this guy died because of sheer police laziness.
When they arrived, Guerrero hid in a closet and refused to come out, Pridgen said. Officers shot Guerrero with a Taser stun gun after asking him twice to come out.
Guerrero died from the jolt, after which police tried to claim self defense:
“They had dealt with him before and had a history with him,” Pridgen said. “They believed he might have had a weapon.”
Nice attempt at a cover up. Why not just sprinkle some crack on him.
First of all, the TASER is not a “stun gun”. Calling it a “stun gun” is a clever way to make it’s use seem innocuous. I’m not saying that Guerrero was an angel, but “asking him twice” and then ZAP, you’re dead, seems a little impatient to me.
I’m just glad my mother didn’t have one of those on nights that she served meatloaf. I can see her asking me twice to come to dinner and then ZAP, I’m dead.