Saturday, February 28, 2015

Homeless Man In Coma After Being Attacked In Highland Park


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.

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