Calgary police Taser man in 20s after 911 call about screaming person

A man in his 20s was Tasered by Calgary police after he became aggressive when they approached him.

CALGARY — A man in his 20s was Tasered by Calgary police after he became aggressive when they approached him.

Residents on Discovery Ridge Way in the southwest called 911 Friday night saying there was a man dressed inappropriately for the weather in their backyard screaming and acting strangely.

The police helicopter helped locate the man, but he became aggressive and that’s when officers deployed the Taser.

Police say the man admitted to taking drugs, but didn’t specify what kind.

The man was taken to hospital and is expected to be OK.

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