Florida Man Dies 2 Weeks After Stun Gun Used During Arrest

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The medical examiner is reviewing the case of a 28-year-old man who died about two weeks after being Escambia County Sheriff's deputies used a stun gun on him.

The Pensacola News Journal reports the incident happened Dec. 1 near a Pensacola elementary school. Callers to 911 reported a man with exposed genitals throwing himself against cars and trees near the school's entrance.

According to reports, deputies fired their stun guns five times after Cody Robert Healey resisted arrest. He was finally brought to the ground and put in leg shackles.

Healey was taken to a hospital where he was placed on life support. His family terminated life support on Monday.

Sheriff David Morgan says his deputies complied with department protocol.

An autopsy is being performed.

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