Man tased by police dies

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Nathan Shane Mays

NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WCBI) – A man tased by New Albany police dies.

Now, the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is handling the case.

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Officers held a taser to 43 year-old Nathan Shane Mays after answering a call about an uncontrollable man on Highway 348.

Nathan Shane Mays

New Albany Police Chief Chris Robertson says it took several officers to get Mays under control after being tased yesterday.

As police were helping an injured officer and recuperating from the struggle, Mays became unresponsive.

Robertson says officers called for an ambulance and started CPR. Mays later died at a local hospital.

An officer had minor injuries and was later released from the hospital.

Mays was reportedly just visiting the home.

The incident remains under investigation.

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