By Geoffry Croft
Illegal drinking in a Brooklyn Park turned horribly violent on Friday night NYC Park Advocates has learned.
A 45-year-old homeless man is in a coma after being viciously beaten by four other homeless men in Highland Park.
The victim got into a verbal altercation that turned violent according to police who say the men were intoxicated.
The incident occured at 5:30 p.m. in the park near the northwestern corner of Essex St. & Jamiaca Avenue,
Four hours later at approximalty 9:45, 911 received call about a person complaining of pain.
EMS rushed the victim to Brookdale University Hospital where he fell into a coma early Saturday.
No arrests have been made but four suspects were taken into custody for questioning.
No charges have been filed.