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Death Investigation After Man Hit With Taser

TAMAQUA — State police said they are investigating an incident in which a man died after police hit him with a Taser.

According to troopers, it happened in Tamaqua about 4 a.m. Friday.

Four officers from three police departments responded to a call of a man running around a mini market parking lot shouting obscenities.

Officers tried to subdue Jose Paulino, 38, from Tamaqua.

Investigators said at least one used a Taser on him numerous times.

Paulino had to be taken to a hospital where he later died.


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