Richard Smith (4352)

7/23/2008: Senior Cpl. Shawn Freeman and Officer Brenton Hughes met Smith outside of his apartment, where he was screaming and punching the air. They tried to reason with him. He returned to his apartment, then jumped from a second-story window. The officers tried to handcuff Smith. He punched them both. The officers shot Smith three times with stun guns as they cuffed his wrists and ankles. They took Smith to Green Oaks Hospital for mental health treatment. He took medicine, then suffered seizures. He died at Medical City Dallas Hospital the next day.

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