Police Taser man allegedly choking woman; another woman stabbed

Calgary police answering a domestic dispute call used a Taser on a man they say was choking a woman.

CALGARY — Calgary police answering a domestic dispute call used a Taser on a man they say was choking a woman.

Police went to a home Sunday evening after someone called 911 saying a man armed with a knife was assaulting his family.

When police arrived, they saw a man choking a 52-year-old woman and fired a Taser which forced the man to let go.

They also found a 24-year-old woman with several stab wounds.

Police say a mother and daughter were taken to hospital in stable condition, while the stepfather was not injured.

Jeffrey Raymond Dajas, 27, is facing charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, and uttering threats.

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