A man who was shot with a Taser gun by Columbus police on Sunday night later died at a hospital, police said.
Officers were called to the Renaissance Hotel, located at 50 North Third St. in downtown, at about 9:30 p.m., after there were reports of an intoxicated man, police said.
According to police, a caller said the man had assaulted a private security guard employed by the hotel.
Police said that then when officers arrived, the man resisted them and a Taser was deployed, but was ineffective.
The officers eventually gained control of the man, who then required medical treatment, police said. A medic was dispatched to the hotel where the man was transported to Grant Medical Center and died, police said.
The man's identity was not immediately released.
According to Columbus police procedure, the officers involved in the incident will receive mandated psychological support counseling. The names of the officers involved were not immediately released.
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