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Abelino Cordova-Cuevas, 28
Stockton, California
March 08, 2016

Agencies: Stockton Police Department California

Last updated: about 1 year ago

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A man died Monday evening after being tased by two Stockton police officers for fleeing a traffic stop. 

Officer Joe Silva said the 28-year-old man was pulled over at El Dorado and Clay Streets at 9:05 p.m. and took off running from police.

When police caught up to the suspect, he allegedly began physically fighting with the officers. Silva said then officers tased him. 

The suspect was hit an unknown number of times, according to Silva, and became unresponsive.CPR was used, but he died at the hospital.