One Officer Injured Responding to Battery Incident Downtown

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An officer was injured after responding to a battery incident in downtown Friday night, San Diego Police said.

Officers were responding to a report of a person jumping on a vehicle at a Motel 6 located on 2400 Pacific Hwy. The person was making statements alluding to wanting to die by suicide, SDPD officer Darius Jamsetjee said.

Once officers arrived on the scene they went to a "cover now" incident where the officer needed immediate backup, Jamsetjee said.

The suspect was tasered and arrested for felony resisting arrest and felony vandalism.

One officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, Jamsetjee said.

No other information was available.

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