Man dies after Torrance police use stun gun on him

File: Taser International's X2 two-shot Taser for law enforcement is displayed at the National Shooting Sports Foundation's 34th annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in January 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
File: Taser International's X2 two-shot Taser for law enforcement is displayed at the National Shooting Sports Foundation's 34th annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in January 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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 A man has died after Torrance police shocked him with a Taser.

Police say officers were called to a Crate & Barrel store in the Los Angeles suburb Monday afternoon by a report of a man in the parking lot holding a knife and throwing items.

When officers arrived, the man refused their commands and ran off.

Police say officers tackled the man and during a fight, he tried to grab an officer's gun and was shocked with a Taser. His arms and legs were then restrained.

Police say the man began having breathing problems and died at a hospital. His name hasn't released.

The cause of death is under investigation.

Police say they found drugs and a knife at the scene.