SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A domestic violence suspect died after fighting with police officers Wednesday night.

The Sacramento Police Department said a woman fled a home on Harding Avenue and called 911 after being attacked by her boyfriend.

Two officers arrived on scene and found the suspect passed out on a couch. When the officers woke him up, he reacted violently and punched an officer in the face, authorities said.

During the subsequent struggle to subdue the suspect, the man stopped breathing. Department spokesman Sgt. Norm Leong said officers and paramedics attempted to revive him with CPR, but ultimately failed.

No tasers or other weapons were used to subdue the suspect, police said.

Investigators are looking at drugs and alcohol as possible causes for the man’s death.

Comments (5)
  1. izzy garcia says:

    They used the choke hold on him way too long???

  2. Elliott the Cat says:

    Cops know how to make it look like a accident, And there PRO’S !

    After a day or two people will forget until they do it again, No one will ever stand up against the boys in blue.

    Cops have every judge in town in there pocket !

    1. Mark SAC says:

      Ya it’s the cops that made him beat the s@#t out of her. Keep up the good work Elliott.

    2. JennieLeigh81 says:

      I’m guessing you get in to trouble a lot with the law Elliott….always have something to say from the opposite side of the track don’t ya.

  3. whatever says:

    excited delerium.. google it.. Elliot you are an idiot

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