Police investigate possible hate crime in Santa Barbara, there’s video

Via, Independent.com:

A police spokesperson said the two victims were walking toward their car parked near Ortega and Chapala Streets when they were confronted by three men they had never met. One of the suspects made a derogatory comment and the three proceeded to punch the victims. One of the victims suffered a broken jaw and a severe head injury that required staples to close. The other escaped with only minor injuries.


New Year’s Eve Hate Crime from Santa Barbara Independent on Vimeo.


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