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Culver City Councilman (also a Bar Owner) Attacked, Injured

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Councilman Mehaul O'Leary was assaulted around 2 a.m.Sunday at his bar, the Joxer Daly's Pub, leaving him in the hospital with serious injuries. He's still in the hospital, but recovering, according to the LA Times. Los Angeles resident Robert Anthony Singerman, 28, has been identified as the suspect and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. No word on his wheaabouts but he is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (310) 253-6202. Culver City, like many smaller cities in the region, has a council-manager system where elected officials are part-time and hire a city manager to run day-to-day operations.