A man wielding swords was taken down by Los Angeles police officers and a Taser this week.
The Los Angeles Police Department shared video of a man wielding swords before being tased multiple times on YouTube. The incident took place at approximately 11:20 p.m. Oct. 18.
In the video, a man was seen holding two swords as officers approached, telling him multiple times to put them down. He did not follow the officers’ instructions and wound up getting tased multiple times before eventually dropping the weapons.
The video later showed officers responding to a woman with stab wounds nearby and rendered aid.
A family member told KTLA that the incidents were related, stating that a man wielding swords had stabbed the 43-year-old woman and her dog. The family member told the outlet that the woman, who suffered multiple wounds, was in stable condition.
In the video, the woman tells cops that her daughter is inside the house but that she hadn’t been harmed.
The family member who spoke to KTLA said that a man wielding swords was involved in a family dispute with her mother, who was the woman stabbed. The person told the outlet that the man had been troubled for some time.
The suspect, who was not named, was taken into custody.
Watch the video below: