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Rally held in response to Taser-related death of DeKalb County man
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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A rally was held Friday in protest of the death of a man who died after being Tased during a police chase.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, 32-year-old Troy Robinson suffered traumatic injuries to his head and neck when he fell from an 8-foot wall after being Tased by police on August 7. He died after being transported to Grady Memorial Hospital.

Police said Robinson was fleeing officers following a routine traffic stop in DeKalb County in the Highlands of East Atlanta neighborhood.

 

Some witnesses said that police could have done more to help Robinson after the incident.

Family members have said they plan to file a lawsuit against police.

The officer who used the Taser has been placed on paid administrative leave. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case.

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