Suicidal knife-wielding man tased at Target in Anderson

ANDERSON, SC (WSPA) – Police in Anderson used a Taser to detain a man carrying a large knife at the Target store in Anderson.

The man told officers that he wanted to die. Officers were called to the store on Clemson Boulevard around 3:30pm, Friday for a man who was possibly suicidal.

The first officers on the scene held the man at gunpoint until more officers arrived to assist.

Officers took the man into protective custody for treatment.

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