Four Charged In Sledge Hammer Beating
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ New Haven police have arrested four city residents in the beating of man with a sledge hammer outside a local diner.
Police tell the New Haven Register the March 9th fight outside Cody’s Diner erupted after a group of men allegedly made unwanted advances toward a woman at a nearby club.
They say the victim suffered serious head injuries when he was struck with the hammer and a liquor bottle.
He survived, but police say he has not fully recovered from his injuries.
Twenty-three-year-old Antonyo Streater and 21-year-old Cedric Shepard are charged with assault and conspiracy to commit assault.
Twenty-two-year-old Stephen Outlaw and 24-year-old Lynwood Dorsey are charged with conspiracy to commit assault.
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