Miami police use stun gun on man accused of touching female passenger

Miami police use stun gun on man accused of touching female passenger

When Garcia was carried by law enforcement officers from the aircraft other passengers clapped and cheered.

Police told NBC News Garcia had allegedly touched the female passenger inappropriately. Flight attendants tried to diffuse the situation by moving Garcia to another seat, but the Chicago resident "began to scream and insult (the woman). and her boyfriend".

A man aboard an American Airlines flight from Miami to Chicago Sunday night had to be shocked with a Taser and forcibly removed by police after allegedly assaulting another passenger.

The plane's crew asked the man to leave the aircraft when the confrontation among passengers broke out.

That's when the flight crew announced that passengers would have to de-plane and called police on board to arrest Garcia.

"What is the reason why you are removing me from the plane?" he asks. A stun gun had little effect on him, possibly because it did not attach properly through his clothing, the arrest report said. The flight was delayed from taking off for more than one hour.

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American started to deplane the passengers on the aircraft.

According to a report from ABC 7 Chicago, a witness was able to capture the incident on video, where a man identified as 28-year-old Chicago resident Jacob Garcia got into an altercation with another passenger. Cellphone video of the incident shows the man getting tasered multiple times before being taken off the plane.

Garcia continues to resist as the officer who warned Garcia reaches for a taser on his belt.

The flight that was scheduled to leave at 9:30 p.m. finally got in the air just after 10:30 p.m.

American said the passenger was ultimately arrested by law enforcement officials.

Miami-Dade Police DepartmentGarcia was arrested on charges of battery, depriving an officer of his weapon, disorderly conduct, resisting an officer, and criminal mischief. During that process, a physical altercation between the two same passengers took place.

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