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Conn. cops use TASER to stop fleeing suspect


By Linda Conner Lambeck
Connecticut Post Online

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Police tasered a city man the say had a loaded .357 magnum gun hidden in the pocket of his sweatshirt until he dumped it and refused to stop.

Kevin "Jr." Jackson, 19, of 114 Caroline Street faces a host of charges including criminal trespass, carrying a pistol without a permit, criminal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment, tampering with evidence, breach of peace and interfering with an officer. He was held on a $150,000 bond.

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