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A wanted South Dakota man was tased by law enforcement Friday morning after becoming aggressive toward officers as they attempted to place him into handcuffs inside Casey's General Store.
Thomas E. Hildring, 42, had an active arrest warrant issued from Minnehaha County, S.D. Neligh Police Officer Kraig Nelson deployed his taser to subdue Hildring without further incident, according to the Antelope County attorney.
Witnesses said the man was tased inside Casey's General Store, located at the intersection of Highways 275 and 14 in Neligh, shortly before 6 a.m. A witness said the man was "extremely discombobulated" when the Neligh Police Department and the Nebraska State Patrol arrived on scene.
Neligh EMTs were also dispatched to Casey's to assess Hildring for injuries.
The county attorney said he was taken into custody and is currently being housed at the Antelope County Law Enforcement Center under the pending Minnehaha County warrant and possible local charges for suspicion of resisting arrest and obstructing an officer, both misdemeanor offenses.