PANORAMA CITY (CBSLA.com) — A man was in extremely critical condition Friday after being shocked while trying to steal copper wiring.
The man was trying to removed the wire from a transformer at Kaiser Hospital, 13652 Cantara Street in Panorama City, around 12:15 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department said.READ MORE: Rakell, Stolarz Help Ducks End Skid In 4-0 Win Over Senators
He suffered severe electrical burns to his hands and other parts of his body.READ MORE: Lakers F LeBron James Fined $15,000 For "Obscene Gesture"
Hospital employees found the man and tried to stabilize him.
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