Regina police use Taser on alleged stabber

Regina police used a Taser on a man Monday night after he allegedly stabbed another man a half a block from the police station.

Man allegedly stabbed another man close to police station

Regina police used a Taser on a man Monday night after he allegedly stabbed another man a half a block from the police station.

It happened at the Salvation Army centre at 1818 Osler St.

According to the police, around 8 p.m. CST, one man allegedly stabbed another man in the back.

When officers arrived, the man was holding the knife in a threatening manner, police said. The stun gun was used to disarm him.

After that, the man fell to the ground and bumped his head.

Al Abram, who lives in the neighbourhood, took video of the man after the incident, showing him being taken away in handcuffs.

"He had wires from the Taser in him," Abram said. "He looked peaceful, believe it or not." 

After he was checked out at the hospital, the 47-year-old man was charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a dangerous weapon.