- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - New York’s attorney general says his investigators are looking into whether they have jurisdiction to investigate the death of an emotionally disturbed man who was brandishing a glass bottle and died after being subdued by a police officer with a stun gun.

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE’-dur-muhn) said Thursday his investigators are on scene at the Bronx home where the incident happened Wednesday evening.

Schneiderman’s office has the power to investigate police-involved deaths of unarmed people.

Police said the 49-year-old man threatened officers with a bottle before a sergeant discharged his stun gun twice.

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 a baseball bat.

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