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Courtroom outburst caught on tape

A hearing gets out of hand in Jefferson District Court.
Defendant Percy Phillips apparently didn't like what the prosecutor was saying and jumped up from his seat and knocked over the table in front of him.
Phillips cursed at the prosecutor, called him a liar and
then tried to get past a deputy.
A sheriff's deputy then tased Phillips. He stayed on the floor motionless for the rest of the courtroom video.
Officials said Phillips was subdued, but was not seriously injured.
Phillips was convicted back in 2002 of assault and robbery in the death of a homeless man.
He was in court yesterday for a violent outburst he had at the end of 'that' trial.


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