JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) – A stun gun apparently makes for a lousy cattle prod.

Johnson City police learned that Monday afternoon while trying to force a bull and cow off a city street.

Officers fired the electric stun gun at the animals after they escaped from a nearby farm and wandered around several major intersections and roadways in the city of about 55,500 people. It didn’t help, according to a police report.

The cattle were brought under control after officers used a tranquilizer gun, police said.


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