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Canberra man dies after being tasered by police

  • Man has died after being tasered by police who feared he was harming himself
  • Officers were called to home in Canberra with a man allegedly smashing glass
  • Man was believed to be seriously injured and taser was used to control situation
  • ACT paramedics attended the scene but were unable to revive the man 

A man has died after being tasered by police, who feared he was making an attempt on his own life.

Officers were called to a home in Canberra just after 11:30am on Tuesday where a man was allegedly smashing glass and screaming.

It was believed the man had seriously injured himself and police discharged a taser to attempt to control the situation on Larakia Street in Waramanga.

ACT paramedics then attempted to revive the man but he passed away at the scene. 

A critical incident has been declared and investigations are continuing. A report is being prepared for the coroner.

More to come. 

A man has died after being tasered by police at a home in Canberra, who feared he was making an attempt on his own life

It was believed the man had seriously injured himself and police discharged a taser to attempt to control the situation on Larakia Street in Waramanga 

It was believed the man had seriously injured himself and police discharged a taser to attempt to control the situation on Larakia Street in Waramanga 

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