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11/13/2017 16:18 EST | Updated 11/13/2017 16:20 EST

Taser Maker Axon Says At Least 15 People Have Caught Fire After Device Used On Them

Five people have died.

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The Taser X26 electronic weapon at the Taser International Inc. manufacturing facility in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wed. April 22, 2015. The maker of Tasers says at least 15 people caught fire and five died after being shocked near flammable materials.