A Florida woman advancing on Walmart shoppers and brandishing a knife was on the receiving end of a deputy's Taser gun during an incident that unfolded in late March.
According to a report from the Daily Mail, McGowan reportedly ingested approximately four grams of methamphetamine earlier in the day.
What are the details?
Authorities say 32-year-old Brandy McGowan — a career criminal — was said to be high on methamphetamine on March 30 when she entered a Summerfield, Florida, Walmart location and began threatening shoppers and employees with a brick.
As she moved through the store, she reportedly set down the brick, tore open a packaged pocket knife, and began waving it at those around her, incoherently babbling.
Police rushed to the scene discovered her stationed around the area outside of the women's dressing rooms where they immediately confronted her.
One officer can be heard on body cam footage demanding that McGowan drop the knife.
"Drop it now!" the officer can be heard saying on the recording. "Drop the knife!"
McGowan continually refused to disarm despite the officer's demands, ultimately prompting the deputy to fire his Taser.
Video shows the prongs hit the target and strike McGowan in the chest, which dropped her to the heavily to the ground like a sack of potatoes.
McGowan gave responding officers no more trouble from that point on, and police were able to take her into custody without further incident.
McGowan was transported to a local hospital for evaluation following the arrest.
Upon discharge, authorities charged McGowan with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and booked her into the Marion County Jail on a $1,000 bond.
The outlet reported that McGowan, a Webster resident, has a lengthy criminal record including charges of burglary, property damage, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, kidnapping, battery, myriad drug-related offenses, soliciting without a permit, and more.
McGowan is due back in court on May 3.