Tasers work by delivering an electric charge which leaves a suspect temporarily incapacitated so they can be restrained.
Sam Uddin, from Middlesbrough, died at the scene. His family have described him as a “much-loved son and brother, who will be sadly missed.”
More than 2,000 athletes are expected to compete in the games over the next week.
It is 24 years since the UK last hosted the games.
A 17-year-old male, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has today been charged with murder, possession of an offensive weapon and theft.
The North East is counting the cost after the weekend's bad weather.
Emma brings you Sunday night's forecast
Emma brings you Saturday night's forecast
Low pressure brings an unsettled few days.
The Met Office have issued several warnings ahead of an unsettled end to the week.
Sunshine and heavy rain make the perfect conditions for breeding flamingos.