Lawyer and D.A. Investigator Involved in Bloody Brawl in O.C. Courthouse: OCSD

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Attorney James Crawford is seen after an alleged fight Wednesday involving an Orange County District Attorney’s investigator at a Santa Ana courthouse. (Credit: KTLA)

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The 10th floor of a Santa Ana courthouse was the site of a bloody brawl Wednesday between a defense attorney and an investigator from the Orange County district attorney’s office, authorities said.

The fight erupted about 10:30 a.m. in the courthouse hallway between defense attorney James Crawford and the unidentified investigator, according to Orange County sheriff’s Lt. Mark Stichter.

Crawford, who recently won a high-profile court victory against the district attorney’s office in the ongoing jailhouse snitch scandal, was left bleeding, battered and bruised.

It’s unclear what, if any, injuries the investigator had.

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