Fla. officer shoots man after getting hit with her own TASER


By Martin E. Comas
Orlando Sentinel

EUSTIS, Fla. — A police officer shot and critically wounded a man outside a busy dollar store Monday after he grabbed the officer's Taser and fired the weapon at her, authorities said.

Ricky Cyrus Mariani, 62, was reported in critical condition later after undergoing surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he was airlifted. He was shot in the chest.

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