Man evading arrest tased in Buda

By Sahar Chmais

A man evading arrest was seen tased by police officers in Buda, on FM 967 near the old Buda Elementary school lower campus.

According to the Buda Police Department, the man was evading arrest from Travis County. He eventually went on foot and that is when the man was tased. He was taken to the hospital and will likely be released back to Travis County Jail, said the department.

The man’s name has not yet been released.

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Sahar Chmais holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been covering cities in Hays County for one year, touching on residents' struggles and successes, city issues, COVID-19 and more. Prior to reporting on the local spectrum, Sahar reported for a national news organization, covering gun violence. Sahar enjoys working as a local reporter because she gets to work with real people and their stories.

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