Man Tased, Leads Police on Chase

Police say a chase in Wichita Falls ended after a man is shot by a taser gun.

It happened Monday afternoon in the 1200 block of North 8th Street.

Police say they were investigating a possible aggravated assault when they attempted to stop 28-year-old Oscar Melanson in a suspect vehicle.

Melanson then sped away.

Police say several minutes later they found the vehicle abandoned and were able to chase Melanson down on foot and stopped him with a taser gun.

Melanson was taken into custody and charged with evading arrest.

Police say additional charges are still pending.

His bond has not yet been set.  

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