PALMDALE (CBS) — Palmdale Mayor Jim Ledford is in good condition after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.READ MORE: Butler Scores 26 points, Heat Hold Off Late Clippers Rally For 121-114 Victory
A news release issued by the city of Palmdale said Ledford underwent an angioplasty to clear a blockage in the main artery to his chest after complaining of shortness of breath and pain in the chest.READ MORE: Bridges, Hornets Hold Off Lakers To Earn 117-114 Victory
He also reported feeling light-headed.
Ledford had been transported to Antelope Valley Hospital after delivering his remarks as guest speaker at the 17th annual Candlelight Ceremony at the Lancaster Cemetery on Sunday night.MORE NEWS: Long Beach Man Wounded In Possible Gang Shooting
“The Mayor and his family thank everyone for their prayers and ask for continued prayers and good thoughts,” said Palmdale’s Communication Manager John Mlynar. “Mayor Ledford will be resting and recuperating for the next few weeks and he expects to return to his active schedule in the very near future.”