Man blinded by group after he accidentally stepped into their photo shootBy Mason White 10:49 AM August 19, 2013
|Terrell Moore (left), Lindsye Newton (centre) and Bryanna Warren (right)|
By: Shifra Unger
(Scroll down for video) A Colorado man was at the wrong place at the wrong time when he innocently walked away from a bar and into a photo shoot.
The 30-year-old victim mistakenly walked in front of a camera while a group was having their picture taken. Those being photographed became angry and decided to physically assault the man.
The incident happened early in the morning outside a bar in LoDo, Denver, shortly before the venue had closed. Bryanna Warren, 25, one of the women who were part of the photo shoot, began arguing with the man. Warren pushed the man as he tried to walk away.
Warren and her friend, Lindsye Newton, 25, decided to follow the man and shouted insults at him. They walked close to him and pushed him. When he pushed the two girls away from himself, their friend, Terrell Moore, 27, decided to intervene and beat the man unconscious.
A police officer who witnessed the incident, rushed to help the unconscious man. At that point, a crowd had already gathered around the victim. While trying to control the crowd, the officer saw Newton hitting the unconscious man repeatedly in the head with her purse.
The unidentified victim suffered facial fractures, permanent blindness in his right eye, and intracranial hemorrhaging.
Moore, who knocked the man unconscious, was charged with second-degree assault and causing serious bodily harm. His bail was set at $10,000.
Newton and Warren were each charged with assault. They face extra charges for beating the man while he lay unconscious on the ground. Newton’s bail was set at $5,000 and Warren’s bail was set at $2,000. All three were released after posting bail.