NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 49-year-old man brandishing a glass bottle died after he was subdued by an officer with a stun gun during a confrontation in the Bronx.
It happened at a home in Pelham Bay Park at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday while officers were responding to a report of an emotionally disturbed man armed with a knife and acting violently.
Police say the man threatened the officers with the bottle. A sergeant then discharged his stun gun.
While in custody, police say the man went into cardiac arrest and CPR was administered.
The unidentified man was taken to a hospital where he died.
"The incident is being investigated by the Force Investigation Division pending determination of the cause of death," a police statement said.
Last month, a police sergeant was criticized for not using his stun gun when he fatally shot an emotionally disturbed Bronx woman wielding scissors and baseball bat.