The man should thank his lucky stars that he is still alive. Some folks would
have taken care of business and then called 911.
Sounds like this might be another case of someone tripping out on bath salts...
Man that stuff is scary.
Bass said investigators believed the man was "under the influence of
something." ` DN article.============ Ya, like his
anti-depressant SSRI meds.read the FDA warning labels on the box,
it's in there.
DN comment reviewers are hyper-sensitive today, perhaps preparing for an
onslaught of intensive election result feedback.Fortunately, the
police officers in the would-be axe murder story exercised better judgement and
used only the minimum force required to defuse this situation. Many other law
enforcement agencies would have found an excuse to shoot to kill. Kudos to
"After about an hour, Woodhead, who was now soaking wet, got cold and
officers were able to talk him into surrendering without further incident, Bass
said."-----------------Since the Taser prongs were
left on the roof it would appear that he was not affected by the Taser because
he wasn't hit by it.I guarantee that -anyone- to whom a Taser
actually connects, will be rendered immobile. Drugged up or not.In
this case it appears getting doused with water on a cold Autumn night was the
right remedy. Though I must admit that had he pulled this stunt at my house and
I had a gun handy, he wouldn't have moved on to anyone else.