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FBI to investigate Taser incident at Cedar Creek High School

By Tony Plohetski - American-Statesman Staff, KVUE News



The FBI has opened an investigation into a Bastrop deputy sheriff’s use of a Taser stun gun on a high school student last year that resulted in brain damage to the 17-year-old, officials confirmed Thursday to the American-Statesman and KVUE-TV.

FBI officials said their inquiry will look into whether Deputy Randy McMillan, who used his Taser, and Deputy Timothy Stalcup, who was at the scene, used excessive force on Noe Niño de Rivera or whether they misused their power during the Nov. 20 incident at Cedar Creek High School.

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