Prince Albert police use stun gun on 35-year-old man
Police say man was aggressive and violent while in hospital
Police in Prince Albert used a stun gun on a 35-year-old man after they say he became aggressive and violent on Friday morning.
At about 11 a.m. CST, police went to a Prince Albert residence for a Mental Health Act warrant. A 35-year-old man was taken to Victoria Hospital.
Police say the man became aggressive and violent while at the hospital and they believed he was threat to himself, hospital staff, and police.
When police were unable to calm the man, they used a Conducted Energy Device, or stun gun, to subdue him.
Several officers were assaulted in the incident, but no charges will be laid because police say mental health issues were a factor.
Prince Albert police are reviewing the use of the stun gun.