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Last Night in Venice: Man Hits 10 Cars, Fights Police

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A man suspected of a DUI (influence of heroin that is) was driving on the 100 block of Washington Blvd. last night where officers on patrol witnessed him hit up to ten parked cars near the intersection of Strongs Drive. When officers approached the vehicle, the man resisted attempts by the officers to take him out of the van by allegedly poking them both with a syringe, according to KCBS. The officers then subdued the man by using a taser twice on his back.

After the incident was over, Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics deployed to the scene treated the officers and transported them to the hospital where the officers were later released around 3 a.m. The suspect was also taken to the hospital with facial injuries and head bleeding which he apparently received during the crash.

Photo by VeryBadLady via Flickr