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Man dies at hospital after being tased by Baton Rouge Police, cause of death unknown

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The cause of death for a Baton Rouge man tased by police is not known.

Baton Rouge Police responded to the 9900 block of Avenue C in reference to two people fighting outside the residence.

Upon arrival, officers noted that they saw Kevin Bajoie, 32, lying on his back. According to officials, as the responding officers approached the suspect, he jumped up and tried to attack the policemen.

BRPD officials report that this is when two officers tased the man. Bajoie was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

The two BRPD officers involved in the incident were placed on paid administrative leave, as part of standard procedure.

This incident is still under investigation.

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