Weight Lifter Creates Havoc in Gold’s Gym in New York, Dies After Being Stunned With Taser


Chad Brothers' Monday morning started with a violence spree in a Gold's Gym and ended in death.

The 32-year old was working out at Gold's Gym in Colonie, N.Y., at 5:45 a.m. before he started yelling and punched another gym member, the Albany Union Times reports. Police were summoned and a two-minute altercation broke out between Brothers and the police.

Police said Brothers, who was 6-foot-1 and roughly 230 pounds, was stunned with a Taser at least four times. Police then restrained Brothers, but not long after he went into cardiac arrest. Brothers, of Troy, N.Y., was transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital and was declared dead at 7:14 a.m.

In addition to attacking another gym member, Brothers wrecked weight machines, dumbbells, computers and filing cabinets before the police finally restrained him.

Police asked that Brothers be tested for performance-enhancing drugs, according to the report.

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