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WEB EXTRA: Suspect tasered, officer suspended

LANSING, MI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A police officer is off the job for two weeks, because of this dash cam video.

Officer Ryan Smith responded to a domestic dispute call. While dealing with a woman's ex-boyfriend, officers say the suspect became uncooperative.

Smith tried to taser him, but missed.

The suspect was calming down, and video shows him just standing there when some claim Smith reloaded and tasered him to the ground.

The suspect fell, breaking his jaw and a tooth.

Prosecutors were considering criminal charges against the officer, but decided against it. He is on leave without pay for two weeks.

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