A Charlestown man has been caught and charged in reference to severely fracturing one other man’s face exterior Lucky’s Lounge within the Seaport final May, DA Kevin Hayden mentioned in a launch Sunday.
“What was supposed to be a night of fun and socializing with friends turned into a night of pain and tragedy for this victim, all due to an extremely violent reaction to a misunderstanding,” Hayden mentioned.
The suspect, Weston Dorn, 31, was arraigned Friday in South Boston Court on prices of assault and battery with a harmful weapon — referring for brass knuckles — in reference to the incident final spring, the discharge acknowledged. Dorn was launched by the decide and ordered to steer clear of the sufferer and places of the incident.
In the afternoon of May 19, police responded to a neighborhood hospital the place a person was recovering from surgical procedure treating a number of facial fractures, the discharge mentioned.
The man reportedly informed police he was at a bar within the Omni Hotel with a pal on May 17 and had bought a drink for a lady sitting on the finish of the bar.
The pair mentioned they have been confronted concerning the drink by a blonde man round 6 toes tall with glasses, the discharge recounted. The sufferer reportedly mentioned they apologized to the person — later recognized as Dorn — for the misunderstanding, telling him they didn’t know the lady was there with him, and purchased him a drink in an try to de-escalate the state of affairs.
The sufferer reported he then left the lodge and headed to Lucky’s Lounge. There, Dorn approached him once more and grabbed his shoulder, the sufferer mentioned. Security jumped in and requested Dorn to depart, the discharge mentioned.
Later that night time, the sufferer mentioned, he was leaning on a light-weight pole exterior and searching down at his cellphone when somebody hit the left aspect of his face.
He fell, hitting his head on the pole, and misplaced consciousness, he reportedly mentioned.
When he opened his eyes once more, he noticed Dorn operating off right into a grey SUV.
Left bleeding closely from his eye, nostril and mouth, the sufferer mentioned his pal introduced him to the hospital the place he underwent surgical procedure to deal with his accidents.
Police obtained a video corroborating the sufferer’s account of the assault and a Lucky’s Lounge bank card receipt beneath his title from the night time, the discharge mentioned. In the video, the sufferer leans in opposition to a pole in entrance of the bar as Dorn comes out the aspect, manipulates an object on his knuckles and cold-cocks the person, in accordance with the DA’s workplace.
The DA famous the “strong work of investigators and the presence of video surveillance led to Dorn being identified and charged” within the launch.
Dorn will return to court docket on Nov. 13.