Cursing man zapped with stun gun in Knox County Criminal Court

Cursing man zapped with stun gun in Knox County Criminal Court

July 17th, 2014 by The Knoxville News Sentinel in Local - Breaking News

Ricky A. Davis Sr. (Knox County Detention Facility)

Ricky A. Davis Sr. (Knox County Detention Facility)

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KNOXVILLE - Knox County court officers subdued a belligerent man Thursday with the assistance of an electric stun gun.

Ricky A. Davis Sr., 46, of Knoxville was in the criminal courtroom to watch proceedings against his son, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

At about 10 a.m., Davis "became belligerent, shouting and cursing and refused to leave" the courtroom, the Sheriff's Office news release states.

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