DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A man, who police say was waving a machete and acting erratically, has died after being tased by Dallas officers.

Officers responded to the call about the man at around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning on Bissonet Avenue near Dart Avenue in east Oak Cliff.

According to police, a security guard told officers he was attacked by a man carrying a machete. The suspect was found in the 6900 block of Dart Ave.

Police say officers confronted the man, but he refused to follow police instructions. The man was then tased by an officer.

According to police, he then suffered a medical emergency and was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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