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Study: TASER hits to chest pose no extra danger

Taking a TASER hit to the chest is no more dangerous than to other body parts, a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center study has found


By Richard Craver
Winston-Salem Journal

WAKE FOREST, N.C. — William Bozeman of Wake Forest Baptist says a study found no apparent cardiac complications.

Taking a Taser shot to the chest is no more dangerous than to other body parts, a Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center study has found.

However, the study is unlikely to change how law-enforcement officers use the device, analysts and officials said last week.

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