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Taxi Driver to Get $10,000 After Rioters Lit his Cab on Fire During the Lakers Riots

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The owner of the taxi that was lit on fire during riots after the Lakers championship win will receive a large financial gift, according to KTLA. Driver Abraham Teferi will receive $10,000 from AEG, which owns the Staples Center. The 7-minute video of the incident (watch it in full here) was released on YouTube Friday evening by the Los Angeles Fire Department, which hopes helps them in the investigation. Those with information can call the LAFD Arson/Counter-Terrorism Section at (213) 485-6095.

Today, thousands came out to celebrate the Lakers victory during the championship parade. The scene was peaceful.