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Man caught fire after taser gun, police say

Man caught fire after taser gun, police say.

CATSKILL, NY (AP) – Authorities say an upstate New York man is in serious condition at a hospital after police used a taser gun to subdue him and burst into flames.

The Albany Times Union reports that the 29-year-old man walked into the Catskill Village Police Department last weekend and confronted officers.

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Chief Dave Darling says officers deployed a taser gun to subdue the man and the man burst into flames.

The Times Union says the man was taken to Westchester Medical Center’s Burn and Trauma Center, where he is in serious condition.

An attorney for the man’s family declined to discuss the details of the matter.

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