Stunning cellphone video captured the second a Venice Seaside homeless man along with his face painted screamed like a banshee as he attacked a rival with a stick throughout a three-man brawl whereas harmless bystanders walked previous.
The 2-plus-minute video, posted on Twitter on Wednesday, captures the newest incident within the Los Angeles vacationer scorching spot that has been tormented by obscenities and violence among the many homeless encampments.
Two shirtless males, together with the one with the stick, look like allies and gang up on a 3rd man and beat him.
The homeless man screaming like a banshee hits a person with a stick throughout a three-man brawl in Venice Seaside in southern California
The 2-versus-one avenue struggle begins. The 2 shirtless males within the picture look like allies
The sufferer is thrown to the bottom, punched and overwhelmed with the stick
The 2 shirtless males proceed the assault till the lone wolf can get again to his toes
The second man threw a flurry of punches in the course of the three-man brawl
The person with the stick is seen on the video crouching right into a combating stance and screaming at a rival whereas inching in the direction of him with the stick held up excessive.
A safety guard tries to interrupt up the struggle earlier than it occurs, however the three males have interaction in a wild, two-versus-one avenue struggle.
They surrounded the lone wolf, and punches begin flying earlier than the brawl is momentarily blocked by passersby.
Then the person who was by himself is seen and heard crashing to the concrete. He is repeatedly punched and wacked with the stick.
He lastly clamors to his toes, and the violence stops however tensions escalate as extra individuals take part.
Flanking the person with the stick, they encompass the sufferer who places his palms up in a boxer’s stance.
The person crouches with the stick at his facet and screeches again and again.
The person crouches with the stick at his facet and screeches again and again
The person with the stick is joined by a number of different aggressors. The sufferer is seen backpedaling whereas a safety guard tries to deescalate the scenario to no avail
The sufferer is chased by the 2 shirtless males down the boardwalk
The person with the stick is seen strolling away after the struggle ends
The safety guard tries to interrupt up the battle however will get out of the way in which when the violence picks again up.
The person who was by himself backpedals, however he is adopted, and the person with the stick continues to screech and bangs on his chest.
The sufferer turns to run and is chased down till sirens are heard within the background they usually disperse.
The video seems to chop out and resume later when police are seen speaking to the 2 aggressors. No arrests had been made.
The combating lastly stops after they hear sirens and disperse. They’re later seen speaking to police however no arrests had been made
The Los Angeles sanitation companies and the LAPD performed a large clean-up to take away homeless encampments from the Venice Seaside boardwalk earlier this month.
Lower than every week later, new arrivals swarmed the world, and metropolis officers promised they might return on the finish of July to complete the job, however residents and store homeowners say sufficient is sufficient, and inform DailyMail.com that the early July sweep was ‘all for present’.
Final Thursday, a bare homeless man was seen in a video holding his penis whereas smoking a cigarette in at 9am as teams of kids had been strolling close by, witnesses instructed DailyMail.com.
Individuals who have spoke to DailyMail.com stated criticized town for its inaction.
Los Angeles Metropolis Councilman Mike Bonin has come underneath hearth for what many name a scarcity of management and a scarcity of concern for the residents of Venice. He tweeted in regards to the clean-up efforts on July 12
Los Angeles County has seen the variety of homeless double during the last decade from about 40,000 to about 80,000, in accordance with the Los Angeles County Homeless Count.
A bunch known as the California Peace Coalition wrote a letter to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva the identical day because the struggle – July 28 – saying the homeless, psychological sickness and open-air drug dealing on Venice Seaside is a microcosm of what is occurring throughout the state.
Within the letter, they requested to fulfill with Sheriff Villanueva and elected officers to discover a decision.
On Friday, Villanueva tweeted the letter and stated, ‘As a result of prior commitments, I’m unable to fulfill at present, however I might undoubtedly wish to schedule a day subsequent week to debate drawback fixing strategist together with your representatives as a way to tackle these issues and take motion on actual options.’