DA says deputies not at fault in TASER death


Jessica Rocha, Staff Writer
The News & Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina)
Copyright 2006 The News and Observer

Law enforcement was not responsible for a man who died in custody after a Chatham County deputy used a Taser stun gun to subdue him, the Randolph County District Attorney's Office said in a news release Monday.

On July 23, according to the report, Shannon Lane Johnson led deputies on a high-speed chase across Chatham County, starting in Pittsboro and ending in Randolph County near Asheboro.

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