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New Taser Can Shoot and Shock Three People at a Time; Can Triple Deaths be Far Behind?

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Scottsdale-based Taser International recently demonstrated a new product for police that can shock three people at a time.

Now, we agree that Taser has benefited law enforcement and even some crime suspects who might have otherwise ended up shot or injured in a scuffle with cops.

But other crime suspects seem to coincidentally die soon after being shot with a Taser.

Will the new X3 produce double or triple deaths? Time will tell.

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