James Fred Sizer Sr. (12081)



3/6/2015: Sizer called police, saying that an armed man was trying to enter his house. He said he would shoot the man if he had to. Corporal Salvatore Reale and Officer Martha Cameron responded. The man left. Sizer waited for officers outside of his house. The officers told Sizer to get on the ground. Sizer said he was disabled and could not. Officer Cameron tasered Sizer. His head struck the sidewalk. He died eight days later. According to a lawsuit, Sizer told police that he would be unarmed when he met them. APD fatally shot six people in 2015. http://keyetv.com/news/local/family-claims-north-austin-mans-death-due-to-apd-excessive-force

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