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A big development of the story we're tracking today's police issue and a rest now issue an arrest warrant for a TV host.
A magician was appearing on a Dominican TV show.
When the host to set him on fire.
It initially look like a prank gone wrong but the magician said it was intentional.
And now it appears the police agree.
Trace Gallagher live from LA with more Trace.
The Las Vegas magician is -- how much in -- and he was actually on that TV show to promote his own magic television show and I gotta -- yet.
The videos kinda hard to watch it's pretty violent we're gonna show it to you in real time right here.
And then we'll slow it down this interview right and the host took something called -- would -- flow rate it's a very highly flammable liquid used by shamans during healing and cleansing an exorcism rituals right.
The host ignited the -- -- slowed down and watch this again ignites the liquid in his hands and then he puts it on how auctions had.
Check this out it's -- ignited and there it is on his head.
And as you said negative first they thought this is like a prank -- -- that had gone bad until -- and suffered severe burns to his head.
His neck and his face and he later this statement I'm quoting here.
I was not aware he was going to do this this was not a stunt or part of an act this was a criminal attack the producers on the Dominican show say the host was simply trying to blast -- way.
The magicians evils -- it's.
And spirits and Dominican journalists say -- -- was well known for using quote which quack crafted as.
You said earlier the host now has an arrest warrant for him the charges are still unclear how -- is still staying in the Dominican Republic he said that he is down there.
Getting more treatment for those burns that was the host by the way it was over him at the end and still kind of blessing and we're doing whatever weird ritual -- was doing.
What a nightmare.
On my -- thank you.
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