Inside the house at 20536 Pelkey near 8 mile road in Detroit where Robert Mitchell, 16, was taken into custody by the Warren Police. Mitchell died later that day on April 10, 2009. (Photo: Abayomi Azikiwe), a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
April 2, 2012
Man stunned with Taser, deputy injured in Pontiac confrontation
By MIKE MARTINDALE / The Detroit News
Pontiac— A 65-year-old man with apparent mental problems is hospitalized and an Oakland County Sheriff's deputy was injured in an incident Sunday in which the man was Tasered.
The man was committed for psychological treatment after the incident in the 200 block of West Columbia Street. According to a deputy's report, the man had not been taking his prescribed medication and was physically aggressive.
The man refused commands from deputies and lunged at them, according to the sheriff's office. The man was subdued after being stunned with a Taser and a deputy suffered a minor chin injury when falling to the pavement.