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South Tucson Police Use Taser Gun On 9-Year-Old Girl

Published: May. 25, 2004 at 2:52 AM MST|Updated: Jun. 7, 2004 at 10:51 PM MST
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Posted: 5/24/04

South Tucson police used a taser gun on a nine-year-old girl, and Pima County Sheriff's deputies are looking into why.

It happened May 8, after the girl ran away from a children's home.

We're told officers found her, but she was uncooperative. Sheriff's investigators say the officer handcuffed the girl, put her in the back of a police car and then tased her.

Deputies are offering no other details right now.