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Police Kill 95-Year-Old Man with Bean-Bag Round

A 95-year-old Illinois man died in a violent confrontation with police
on Friday after refusing to check into a medical facility. After
threatening police with a cane and a knife, the senior citizen was
Tasered and fatally shot with bean-bag rounds.

The Cook County
medical examiner's office said John Warna, a 95-year-old resident of a
senior living community in Park Forest, Ill., died of blunt force trauma
of the abdomen after police shot him with bean bag rounds.

officers were called to the assisted living home on Friday to help
employees of a private ambulance company involuntarily transfer Warna to
a clinic for medical treatment. The senior citizen had allegedly
threatened the facility's staff and paramedics with a metal cane and a
2-foot shoehorn because he did not want to check into the hospital.

police arrived the scene around 8:42 p.m.

Added: Jul-30-2013 Occurred On: Jul-30-2013
By: XcriscofistX
Regional News
Tags: Police, Kill, 95-Year-Old, Man, with, Bean-Bag, Round
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