Local News Reporter Aaron Baskerville Gets Tased For TV (VIDEO)

Has local news reporter Aaron Baskerville lost his mind?

That's what his colleague wanted to know after Baskerville allowed himself to be tased for a news report on whether Michigan should allow its citizens to be armed with a taser or stun gun.

"You have to go through it to understand why these weapons, considered non-lethal by most are not toys, but powerful weapons," Baskerville explained.

Baskerville had planned to be tased for five seconds, but could only handle two seconds of the high-voltage shock.

When asked what it felt like, Baskerville described the experience as the worst pain he's ever felt, like someone is "crushing your bones."

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  • Natalie Jimenez

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