A cell phone video captured a confrontation between a man, Ervin Laws, and a sheriff's deputy in the Isle of Wight County, Va.
The deputy struggled to get Laws under arrest. That's when Laws was tased and fell to the ground, apparently unconscious.
Bystanders were upset calling this "excessive force," but it appears the sheriff's office believes the action was justified.
According to reports, Laws is charged with assaulting an officer, strangulation, damaging a patrol car, public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
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