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The 100 block of Santa Ana Avenue in Long Beach is seen in a Google Maps Street View image from January 2018.

The 100 block of Santa Ana Avenue in Long Beach is seen in a Google Maps Street View image from January 2018.

A man died early Monday after Long Beach police struck him with a Taser during a struggle outside his home, authorities said.

The incident began about 1:20 a.m., when officers responded to reports of a man yelling and acting violently inside a home in the 100 block of Santa Ana Avenue, according to the Long Beach Police Department.

Officers saw the man, who appeared to be alone, yelling and breaking items. Police said the man was “bleeding profusely” from cuts on his body, possibly from breaking out windows.

Officers called paramedics to the scene because they believed the man “was in an altered state and in need of medical assistance,” the Police Department said.

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