Crime and Criminal Behavior
According to the report received On August 16, 2016, at approximately 20:43, officers responded to 111 Felony Drive in regard to a white male bleeding from his face. In the case of the Crime Against the Person which occurred at 111 Felony Drive, Happy Town, GA 15486 and witnessed by Alan Skittles: Store owner. Male, 43, Latino, Michael Smith: Employee. Male, 21, African American and Andrea Sianturi: Customer. Female, 27, Asian American.
The parties involved in the incident are Bubba Hurt (whom was hit in eye by Clark, the attacked victim passed away from his injuries), Summer Breeze whom was initially assaulted by Samuel Clark and Skeeter Redrum. Samuel Clark was knocked unconscious by Summer Breeze with her shoe and sustained permanent brain injury. His blow to Bubba Hurt was deemed self-defense.
According to witness statements, “As Samuel Clark turned the corner, he observed two white men approaching him. A witness, Alan Skittles, identified the two men as Bubba Hurt and Skeeter Redrum. Both Bubba Hurt and Skeeter Redrum began yelling at Samuel Clark for him to leave Summer Breeze alone and that it was the “last time he put his hands on her.” It began to rain so Samuel Clark opened his umbrella and continued to walk north on Felony Drive. Bubba Hurt shoved Samuel Clark from behind causing Samuel Clark to fall to the sidewalk. When Samuel Clark began to pick himself up from the sidewalk Skeeter Redrum kicked Samuel Clark in the face causing Samuel Clark to fall onto the street.”
Samuel Clark’s actions were deemed self defense against Bubba Hurt who passed away due to his injuries from being hit in his eye by Clark’s umbrella. He was defending himself from being assaulted by Bubba Hurt and Alan Skittles. Summer Breeze the proceeded to hit Samuel Clark in the head with her shoe causing him to be knocked unconscious.
According to the report, “[a] witness to the incident contacted 911 to respond. Samuel Clark and Bubba Hurt were taken into custody and transported to the hospital. Summer Breeze and Skeeter Redrum were taken into custody and transported to the Police Headquarters. Bubba Hurt died at the hospital and Samuel Clark suffered a permanent brain injury.”
Simple assault is defined as threatening to do bodily harm to a person or placing him or her in fear of such harm. Aggravated assault is defined as an unlawful attack by one person upon another for inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. This type of assault usually is accompanied by the use of a weapon or by means likely to produce or great bodily harm. Simple assaults excluded. Robbery is defined as the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.
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