Man dies after being tased by Chicago police officer

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A Chicago man died after being tased by a police officer Saturday afternoon

41-year-old Francisco Rocha was reportedly fighting with two people in the 4200 block of South Richmond on the Southwest Side.

Police were called and attempted to break up the fight when Rocha reportedly turned on the officers.

One officer then used a stun gun on Rocha.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy is being done to determine the cause.

The case is under investigation by the Independent Police Review Authority.


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