OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Authorities say an Omaha police officer was pistol-whipped by a suspect he was trying to arrest.
Television station KETV reports the incident happened Thursday night as much of the city celebrated Independence Day. A police report says the officer was in the process of arresting Clifton Lytle on suspicion of domestic assault when Lytle hit the officer in the head twice with a handgun.
Another officer used a stun gun to subdue Lytle, who was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer and several other charges.
Paramedics took the officer to a hospital, where he received staples to close two cuts on his head.