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Phoenix police: Nude man shocked with stun gun dies almost a week later

Feb 10, 2019, 3:00 PM | Updated: Feb 11, 2019, 3:15 pm

PHOENIX — A nude man who allegedly assaulted an officer and was shocked with a stun gun by police has died, Phoenix police said Sunday.

Police said they responded to an indecent exposure call on Feb. 4 around 2 p.m. and found Casey Wells, 40, wearing no clothes and “acting erratically” in a street near 35th Avenue and Deer Valley Road.

Police said the suspect engaged in a physical altercation and assaulted an officer, leading an officer to use his Taser on Wells.

Wells was taken to a hospital in extremely critical condition.

Police announced Wells’ death Sunday and said a medical examiner will determine a cause of death.

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Phoenix police: Nude man shocked with stun gun dies almost a week later