A contract cameraman was shocked with a Taser Monday morning by two males who had employed him to participate in a movie shoot in Pasadena, police mentioned.
Investigators suspected the incident could have been a theft try, however a definitive motive was not clear within the 8 a.m. assault within the 4000 block of Oak Grove Drive, simply south of Hahamongna Watershed Park, in accordance with Pasadena police Lt. Anthony Russo.
A 19-year-old Burbank man who works as a contract videographer had been contacted by a person figuring out himself as “Randy,” who employed the sufferer to movie footage for a purported nature movie, the lieutenant mentioned.
The sufferer accompanied the person to a website in El Segundo, the place they spent about 45 minutes filming, he mentioned. One other man joined “Randy” and the cameraman in El Segundo, and so they determined to move to Pasadena to proceed filming.
Because the cameraman was organising his tools, he felt a pointy ache in one among his buttocks, Russo mentioned. The sufferer circled to appreciate the second suspect who had joined within the shoot later had simply fired a Taser at him.
The gadget didn’t incapacitate the sufferer, who managed to run away, police mentioned. After placing a ways between himself and his attackers, the sufferer referred to as 911. The suspects received into their automobile and fled.
The sufferer suffered no main accidents.
An in depth description of the attackers was not accessible on Tuesday, officers mentioned.
Anybody with info can attain the Pasadena Police Division at (626) 744-4501. Suggestions may additionally be submitted anonymously to L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.