(This post was updated)
An army captain was beaten senseless by a gang of six black men outside a Kansas City restaurant. The captain suffered significant blood loss, several broken bones and possible optic nerve damage.
The captain spent a week in the hospital.
FOX 2 Now reported:
An active member of the U.S. Army was viciously beaten by a group of six young men outside a Country Club Plaza area restaurant, and Kansas City police haven’t made any arrests.
The investigation was hampered because the dining establishment, Zocaola Mexican restaurant, didn’t have any working security cameras, according to Kansas City police.
The 37-year-old Army caption suffered a significant loss of blood after he suffered numerous broken bones in his face, possible optic nerve damage to one of his eyes and a skull fracture. The man’s injuries were serious, according to a Kansas City police report.
The man was off duty and not in uniform when he was beaten. He was hospitalized for more than a week, but by Monday was back at Fort Leavenworth where he is getting additional treatment. The captain who is a combat veteran is stationed at Fort Leavenworth.
Sgt. Kari Thompson of the Kansas City Police Department said Friday that the injured man accidentally bumped into another man inside the restaurant, which is at 620 W. 48th St…
…One of the men possibly with the primary aggressor had an open tab at the bar and had left his debit card behind. Police have that person’s name, but that still hasn’t led to any arrests. Police are trying to determine if the man actually knew the suspects…
…The brutal attack has stirred outrage on social media in part because the victim and his friends are white while the attackers were young black men in their mid to late 20s.