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Police charge Iroquois Point man who was subdued with a Taser


Police have charged an Iroquois Point man who was subdued with a Taser as he allegedly advanced toward officers with a knife during a domestic dispute.

During the Sunday incident, an officer had fired his gun at the man but did not hit him. The man retreated into the home, police said. Additional officers arrived and used a Taser to subdue the 28-year-old man.

Jacob Wilder was charged yesterday with two counts of second-degree assault, three of terroristic threatening and one each of kidnapping and felony abuse of household member. He was being held in lieu of $150,000 bail.

Police said officers responded to reports of a man attempting to kill his wife about 7 p.m. Sunday. The man came to the door holding a knife, police said. The man let his wife leave the home at 6813-B 110th St. But he continued to wield the knife and would not comply with the officer’s commands to put it down, police said. He moved toward the officers and was subdued with a Taser, police said.

A 25-year-old woman suffered minor knife injuries and was treated and released, police said.

The suspect also suffered minor injuries and was treated and released. 


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