Man Arrested For Savage Beating In Decatur He Inflicted 3 Years In The Past, Police Report. | Public Safety | todayssnews – todayssnews

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DECATUR — Police mentioned they’ve tracked down and arrested a person wished for the savage beating of a Decatur nightclub safety guard three years in the past.

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A Decatur police sworn affidavit mentioned the 21-year-old man, who lists an handle in Indianapolis, was taken into custody Dec. 19. He was booked on preliminary prices of aggravated battery and mob motion inflicting harm.

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The affidavit mentioned the then 28-year-old guard had been attacked by members of what the police described because the “TMT Gang” and was repeatedly punched and kicked after being knocked to the ground of a membership in the 800 block of North Water Street.

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“(The guard) reported seeking medical treatment at Decatur Memorial Hospital,” mentioned Detective Christopher Kretsinger, who signed the affidavit.

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“…He was told his nose had been broken, he received four stitches to close a laceration across his nose, he suffered swelling/bruising to the left side of his face and back of his head, and a concussion.”

Police mentioned they started looking the person, and a number of other different suspects, after studying {that a} 17 second video capturing a few of the battery had been uploaded to “social media.”

Kretsigner added: “Various Facebook profile names were provided to Decatur police as having possible involvement in the attack based on comments and other information. Those profiles were researched, and the video reviewed, upon which some of the attackers were identified.”

The guard had been attacked on New Year’s Eve whereas, he mentioned, he had been working safety for a celebration. He is quoted as telling police that panicked patrons had instantly burst out of the entrance door the place he was stationed at 11:45 p.m. on rumors {that a} gunman had simply walked into the membership from a rear door.

“(The guard) said he decided to shut down the club and approached the DJ to stop the music,” Kretsinger mentioned. “(The guard) reported he turned on the lights and began to instruct the DJ to cease at which time he was punched by persons unknown to him, but believed to be part of the ‘TMT’ Gang.’”

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The guard informed police the assault on him “triggered a massive brawl” throughout which he sustained his accidents.

A verify of Macon County Jail data Tuesday present the arrested man was launched Dec. 20 after posting $200 bond on bail set at $2,000; prosecutors had requested for bail to be set at $5,000. His bail circumstances warn him to steer clear of the guard and the handle the place the occasion was held.

All preliminary prices are topic to evaluation by the state’s lawyer’s workplace.

Contact Tony Reid at (217) 421-7977. Follow him on Twitter: @TonyJReid