A NORTHPORT MAN IS DEAD AFTER BEING TASED BY POLICE

Northport Police Department

The Tuscaloosa County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a Northport man who was tased by police.

According to Northport Police, it happened Thursday after the man refused orders and resisted arrest during a traffic incident in Northport.

He was transported to DCH Regional Medical Center, where he later died.

The Homicide Unit will release more information Monday morning.

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