Quincy, IL News - Journal930.com
Quincy, IL News - Journal930.com
Thursday, Sep 3, 2015

QPD takes down naked man with samurai sword

1 year, 3 months ago by Bob Gough

Suspect was subdued by TASER

Just before 10:30 this morning, Quincy Police responded to a call in the 300 block of South 10th in response to a mentally disturbed naked man in someone's yard.

When the first officer arrived, the man went inside his residence and came back out with a samurai sword. He bagan swinging the sword in the direction of onlookers.

The officer then used a TASER to subdue the man. The suspect was taken to Blessing Hospital after other officers arrived, but there were no injuries.

The man is not expected to face charges, according to a QPD news release.