Saturday, November 30, 2013
Toronto Police Shoot Dead Escaped Mental Patient
Chilling moment police decide to shoot dead mental patient armed with scissors 'because officer with the Taser gun hadn't turned up'
Michael Eligon, 29, had escaped from hospital when police found him wandering residential streets
An inquest heard that he had a 'blank stare' as he approached police
He was shot three times after not responding to police calls to 'drop it'
The man had stolen scissors from a convenience store and attacked the attendant before trying to steal car keys from two women
By ALEX WARD
Daily Mail (UK)
PUBLISHED: 04:50 EST, 29 November 2013 | UPDATED: 08:27 EST, 29 November 2013