Man Dead After Police Tase Him - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Man Dead After Police Tase Him

FOX19 has learned that a Tri-State man is dead after police tase him.

Officers say they were responding to a call around 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Maple Grove Apartments on Ohio Pike road. They say Vernon Young, 31, forced his way into a woman's apartment and was armed with a knife.

Initally police say Young cooperated with police but later became agitated and resisted arrest so they tased him. He was taken to Anderson Mercy Hospital where he later died.

Officials say there will be an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

According to the Union Township website involved officers have been placed on administrative leave in accordance with Union Township Police policy.

FOX19 is actively pursuing this story, and FOX19 news reporter Carolyn Costello is on the scene. Be sure to watch the FOX19 Ten O'clock news tonight for the latest on this story!

Powered by Frankly