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November 02, 2011
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Chief: TASERs justified in weightlifter attack at NY gym

Witnesses told police that Chad Brothers, 32, of Troy, was acting strange when he arrived at the gym

By Bryan Fitzgerald and Cathleen F. Crowley
The Times-Union

COLONIE, N.Y. — The town police chief said his officers were justified to use three Tasers against an out-of-control weight lifter at Gold's Gym in Latham on Monday morning. The man died after the confrontation.

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