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WATCH: Police officer tased on camera; 1 arrested

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Newly released video shows chaos unfolding that ended with an officer being tasered.

A woman was arrested after authorities say she approached a Detroit police officer from behind and shocked him with a stun gun.

The officer wasn't injured. Police say the officer was assisting in an investigation early Thursday in southwest Detroit when the 27-year-old woman shocked him on the arm. The woman fled on foot, but police say the officer was able to catch her.

Police told our CNN affiliates at WXYZ that officers were approaching a vehicle with young men who were smoking marijuana.

According to police, that’s when family members nearby on a porch began interfering in police work.

One of the young men on the porch reportedly charged at an officer and police force was used to subdue him, WXYZ reported.

Tineka Smith told WXYZ police started hitting her son while she was filming during the incident. She said someone tased the officer to get him off of her son. 

Detroit police don't currently carry Tasers or other stun guns.

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