A person who was Tasered by police before falling into the River Thames in London has died.
Officers had been referred to as to stories of a person armed with a screwdriver and shouting on Chelsea Bridge Street on Saturday morning.
The person, who has been revealed to be in his early 40s, was rescued from the water and brought to hospital in a vital situation however his dying has since been confirmed.
The Unbiased Workplace for Police Conduct (IOPC) has confirmed the person died in hospital and an impartial inquiry has begun.
IOPC director Steve Noonan stated: “Now we have spoken to the person’s household to precise our honest condolences and clarify our involvement.
“Our sympathies stay with them at this horrible time. Our impartial investigation is underneath manner into the police actions on the bridge and we’ve begun gathering and reviewing proof.”
A video of the incident was posted on-line and reveals the person leaping from the bridge.
The footage reveals the person shouting at two Met Cops whereas holding the item in his proper hand.
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He’s then Tasered by one of many officers and rapidly falls to the bottom.
“Get on the ground! Keep nonetheless!” one other officer yells at him, however he will get up and is Tasered him the second time.
The impact of the Taser see him fall in entrance of van, pushed by Kamal Elsayes, who’s shocked by the sight.
The person then jumps throughout the lane divider after being Tasered the third time and finally runs towards the barrier before falling into the Thames.