Two suspects were arrested Tuesday afternoon after an alleged assault involving a stun gun at the Artesian Commons Park, according to the Olympia Police Department.
Officers responded to the park, and a witness showed them a cellphone video of a 23-year-old man allegedly using a stun gun on people at the park. The officers located the suspect and searched him, but they didn’t find the stun gun.
An officer reviewed security footage of the park, which allegedly showed a 23-year-old female suspect striking a woman who had been talking to her. She hit a second suspect who tried to intervene, and the male suspect began using the stun gun, according to police.
Both the man and the woman were arrested.
Police said the suspects confessed to having a stun gun, but said they had only used it for protection, according to police. Officers found the stun gun, which looked like a flashlight. It produced an electric shock when the button was pressed.
The male suspect was booked into the Thurston County Jail on suspicion of third-degree assault, and the woman was booked into the Olympia City Jail on suspicion of fourth-degree assault.