Police TASER suicidal girl, 15, armed with knives
Neither the girl's father nor responding officers could verbally convince the teen to drop the knives
By Pat Reavy
About 4:15 p.m. Friday, police were called to a residence near 300 North and 800 West where a teen girl, after getting into an argument with her parents, grabbed two knives from the kitchen and threatened to injure herself, said Salt Lake police detective Mike Hamideh.
Neither the girl's father nor responding officers could verbally convince the teen to drop the knives, he said. In order to prevent the girl from hurting herself and others, an officer deployed his Taser.
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