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Eric Shorb, 25, is accused of attacking a paramedic at the Lollapaloazza music festival in Chicago on Thursday.
CHICAGO – A 25-year-old West Virginia man is due back in court this week after allegedly attacking a paramedic at the Lollapalooza music festival.
Benjamin Shorb is facing charges of one felony count of aggravated battery on a government employee, and one felony count of criminal damaging of government property between $500 and $10,000.
Shorb was leaving the festival Thursday night when he told officers “he was having a bad trip,” NBC Chicago reported.
Shorb then is reportedly accused of attacking the medic helping him and breaking a tablet computer belonging to the city.
There’s no word on the condition of the paramedic.
Shorb is due back in court on August 8.
(Video ABC Chicago)