PANAMA CITY BEACH — Bay County deputies say a 23-year-old man who was shocked with a stun gun died after choking on a large bag of marijuana during an attempted arrest.
According to The News Herald, Andrew Grande ran from deputies who responded to the scene of a reported physical disturbance early Friday morning. Grande was later confronted by the investigators, who saw him try to put something in his mouth while he struggled with them.
Grande broke free from the deputies, who had managed to put one handcuff over his wrist. Authorities then used the stun gun.
After Grande was shocked, deputies noticed that he appeared to be choking. They couldn’t clear his throat with the Heimlich maneuver. Grande was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
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