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Boy hurt in fall from Staples Center luxury suite after Lakers game

November 21, 2010 | 11:00 pm

A young boy fell from a luxury suite after the Lakers' game Sunday against the Golden State Warriors, tumbling into the lower level at Staples Center.

The boy was believed to be between 2 and 5 years old. The boy was moving his arms and legs as he was moved onto a stretcher, according to a witness who declined to be identified. He was taken to a local hospital.

It was unclear from which level of suites the boy had fallen. There's an approximately 50-foot drop from the top tier and a 25-foot drop from the middle tier. A fall from the lowest suite level would be about 5 feet to the highest rows of the lower level.

An hour after the game, arena security officials could be seen examining and taking photos of a suite on the highest level on the west side of the building.


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