The mad dash for Black Friday deals at led to an incident inside the store tonight in which a man was reportedly tasered, according to an eyewitness.
Shortly after the 10 p.m. sale items were released, a commotion broke out toward the rear of the store. "Several people screamed and ran away from a large crowd, mentioning something about a fight as they headed towards the store exit," reported Brian D'Amico, who was at the store.
"Others in the crowd starting taking out and using their picture phones. A Milford Police officer rushed down the aisle into the crowd, where [they] proceeded to handcuff a man on the ground that had just been tasered by another officer already on scene."
D'Amico said police escorted the man who had been tasered and another man out of the store in handcuffs. "Within minutes seven Milford Police cruisers were parked in front of the store. None had been there before this incident, though an officer was standing outside the store with security personnel before this occurred," D'Amico said.
responded with an Engine and Rescue ambulance, as well as American Medical Response, according to D'Amico.
Milford police declined to comment until a police spokesman was available on Friday. The fire department would only confirm that they responded to Walmart for a medical call.