Murder Suspect Attacks Prosecutor, Detective in Courtroom: LAPD

The man allegedly threw a chair at the two, sending the detective to the hospital, officials say

By Christina Cocca
|  Wednesday, Jan 29, 2014  |  Updated 4:42 PM PDT
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Murder Suspect Attacks Prosecutor, Detective in Court

A man facing murder charges is now accused of attacking an attorney and a deputy inside a Los Angeles courtroom Tuesday afternoon, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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The man was in Los Angeles Superior Court in downtown Los Angeles for a preliminary hearing, where he was facing murder charges, when he threw a chair at a prosecutor and an LAPD detective, LAPD Officer Wendy Reyes said.

The chair hit the female detective in the head and the attorney in the shoulder, officials said.

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The detective was hospitalized in the chair-throwing incident and later released, Reyes said.

Police did not give details about why the man threw the chair.

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