Taser Used After Traffic Stop Suspect Flees

KNOXVILLE (KDKA) – A routine traffic stop ended with police using a Taser to subdue a driver Wednesday morning in Knoxville.

Police attempted to stop a vehicle at the intersection of Bausman and Knox Streets around 1 a.m.

However, when the driver tried to flee the scene on foot, police used a Taser to subdue him.

The suspect may have also flashed a gun at police, before he was arrested on Rochelle Street.

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  • Dan

    Why didnt the police just shoot him

  • raul

    Cause Mandie was there screaming that she was a big shot producer at KDKA and the cops didnt want to be scared by what she could do.

    Is that twit still on KDKA’s staff?? I

  • Scott Ashley

    Taser? I had nothing to do with it.

  • You Mama Rules

    read this and see if this makes sense. Too many red necks on payroll these days

    It sounds like the guy ran away ….. read this again

    Taser Used After Traffic Stop Suspect Flees

  • Cn

    Flash a gun at cops…that might be why he was tasered.. Obviously the young gentleman had a reason to run, indicating he had something to hide! He 110% deserved the taser. Maybe using more non-deadly methods of force will clean up some of these areas that have trouble maintaining a steady population that actually contribute to society. Just my 2 cents

  • Thomas J Duttine

    If he flashed a gun at the cops they should have shot him dead!

  • steve


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