Flint stabbing suspect subdued by police stun gun dies

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Posted: Jun 22, 2016 7:33 PM
Flint stabbing suspect subdued by police stun gun dies

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A 46-year-old man suspected in a double stabbing in Flint, Michigan, has died after police officers used a stun gun to subdue him.

The man was confronted Wednesday afternoon after barricading himself in a home.

State police Lt. David Kaiser says "there was forced used to take him into custody ... and the officers did have to use force to get the knife out of his hand."

WJRT-TV reports that the stun gun was used at least twice. An autopsy will be performed to determine how the man died.

A 51-year-old woman is listed in stable condition at a hospital. A 52-year-old man is in critical condition after suffering stab wounds.