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Watch: Brutal NYC Gay Bashing Captured on Video



Surveillance video has been released of the savage anti-gay hate crime that happened in Queens early Friday morning. Jack Price, 49, is in a medically-induced coma on a respirator at New York Hospital as a result of a brutal attack by two men who yelled anti-gay slurs at him after he visited a corner deli.

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Price sustained a fractured jaw, ribs and a lacerated spleen

Rodriguez 26-year-old Daniel Aleman has been charged with assault and aggravated assault as a hate crime. the second suspect, Daniel Rodiguez, is still at large. Aleman's attorney insists he was fighting in self-defense. Right.

UPDATE: Daniel Rodriguez has been arrested. "On Tuesday, the United States Marshals Service arrested one of the suspects, Daniel Rodriguez, 21, in Norfolk, Va. Mr. Rodriguez, who has family in the area, was located through tips to the New York Police Department’s Real Time Crime Center, the police said. Charges in New York were pending, the police said, but it was unclear Tuesday night precisely when Mr. Rodriguez would be extradited."

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  1. How horrible!

    Posted by: Antny | Oct 13, 2009 8:50:00 PM

  2. Those cowards attacked a 49-year-old 130 pound man.

    People are just sad and pathetic. I'm so upset right now.

    Posted by: Mel Smith | Oct 13, 2009 8:53:25 PM


    Posted by: KFLO | Oct 13, 2009 8:56:19 PM

  4. That was fucking disgusting. I hope his attackers get what they deserve!!

    Posted by: Blue | Oct 13, 2009 8:56:33 PM

  5. I hope those two go to jail for a long time, have the sh*t kicked out of them, and raped on a regular basis!

    Posted by: Jeremy | Oct 13, 2009 8:56:34 PM

  6. People just keep me inside of my home. How can anyone attack another human being like this? People are just stupid.

    You got these stupid lunatics out on the streets doing these types of things to people.

    The other coward should turn himself in. He was man enough to attack one person. Now he's running like a coward.

    Posted by: Mel Smith | Oct 13, 2009 9:02:58 PM

  7. U.S. law says gays are inferior or untrustworthy or less deserving of rights. This nonsense encourages fuckwits like these two knuckle draggers to think they're somehow superior.

    Just look at their swagger as they leave that man helpless on the street. They have PROVED something to themselves. It's fucking disgusting.

    Remember this scene every time some suit and tie wearing Beltway gay group tells us we should WAIT until 2017 for full legal equality because Obama has so much on his plate.

    Posted by: elcamino | Oct 13, 2009 9:06:50 PM

  8. Time to bash back folks. BASH BACK.

    This will not stop until Heterosexuals are afraid of Gays and Lesbians. They system will do nothing to stop it. the police will do nothing but cause pain and suffering to LGBTS, we see it here every week. Story after story.

    Time to pick up a weapon and bash back.

    Get it?

    Posted by: New Jersey Girl | Oct 13, 2009 9:08:06 PM

  9. This is really gross. Just shows are far there is to go. It's amazing cameras caught it--people need to see this--as hard as it is watch.

    Posted by: Steve | Oct 13, 2009 9:11:01 PM

  10. Omg, that was hard to watch. F*cking animals! My heart goes out to Mr. Price.

    Posted by: daws | Oct 13, 2009 9:12:10 PM

  11. I feel very sorry for the victim.

    Once again this is a reminder to all gay people that you should make safety your number one priority. Take self-defense class and buy pepper spray. Whatever you can do to keep yourself safe.

    Posted by: Bill | Oct 13, 2009 9:20:51 PM

  12. Animals. I'm not for the death penalty, but after watching this, I would pull the lever.

    Posted by: David T | Oct 13, 2009 9:20:55 PM

  13. What's really sad about this video is that it shows how little everyone else cares about what's going on around them. Where are the police, did anyone call? Did anyone think to come to this man's aid? How sad is the culture we live in that people can just ignore this.

    Posted by: DR | Oct 13, 2009 9:22:38 PM

  14. Christian love in action.

    Posted by: Merv | Oct 13, 2009 9:58:20 PM

  15. That's so awful, I can't believe I'm saying this, but I really wish there was sound on the video so that the exact entire thing would be captured, all of it.

    General question:
    I'm from Germany and with the exception of attackers on the run surveillance videos and the like are not being published.
    But on a number of american blogs I saw regular postings of 911 calls, you know, the former assistant that was chased by Lindsay Lohan, McCains brother calling 911 over being in grdilock and a variety of other strange stuff, people complaining about rude McDonald's employees.

    So, is it completely "normal" in America that 911 calls and mugshots are released?!
    Or do they somehow find the way out because people shop them around?

    Posted by: Marc | Oct 13, 2009 10:17:37 PM

  16. deeply, deeply saddened by this. Angry as hell too.

    Posted by: Schniffy | Oct 13, 2009 10:33:26 PM

  17. All there can be no excuse for what these individuals did and they should be held accountable. However, changing laws alone will not stop this. Murder has been illegal in one way or another since the founding of the Republic, but that didn't stop white men from lynching black men and women with impunity. Let's not conflate this very specific issue with whatever issues people have with HRC or whatever other LGBT national rights group. And, I for one am glad that we're on the cusp of adding gays to hate crimes protection. I shudder to think what might have happened in some small, red state town.

    Posted by: BMF | Oct 13, 2009 10:46:57 PM

  18. We should fucking arm ourselves like the righties. Buy guns. I'll bet they'll stop picking on us once we start firing back.

    Sorry, but it's true.

    Posted by: Bakeley | Oct 13, 2009 11:04:06 PM

  19. Must fight fire with fire.

    Posted by: sam | Oct 13, 2009 11:14:00 PM

  20. Marc - In the USA you can obtain a recording of any 911 call you wish, as it is considered public domain (freedom of information and all that). As for the surveilance video, it was probably either voluntarily given or subpoenaed by the PD and then released to the public to help get more information concerning the crime. In the case of police business, I *believe* a judge can order information withheld if it will affect or prejudice a case, but somebody can probably offer a more accurate explanation.

    Posted by: Joe | Oct 13, 2009 11:26:07 PM

  21. This video shows some very sick and disgusting behavior, and such things need to be shown to society at large if we're ever going to defeat the intolerance that spawns these violent acts.

    That said, we also cannot let this crime bring us down to that level. New Jersey Girl's comment about bashing back is completely out of line, and constitutes incitement to violence should anyone act on it. New Jersey Girl, assuming she's not a right-wing plant, and others advocating blood for blood should take a breath and step back.

    India didn't win its independence through violence, and African-Americans aren't gaining equality through retribution. Look to Gandhi and King and Christ and all the other pinko commie revolutionaries who've changed the world in lasting ways. They did it through peace, not war. We dishonor their legacy when we strike out for retributory violence and bloodshed.

    Justice has its place, but vengeance and vendetta will poison our society faster and more thoroughly than homophobia.

    Posted by: Johan Baumeister | Oct 14, 2009 12:07:49 AM

  22. I think some of these "throw the book at them" calls for vengeance are motivated by latent racism.

    Posted by: AverageVermontPerson | Oct 14, 2009 12:23:07 AM

  23. Just imagine the smack they were saying to Mr. Price while they beat the snot out of him and humiliated him. Robbed him to, at the end.

    I don't blame that car for not stopping but they should have at least called the cops. Maybe they thought it was just a few drunks, but I doubt it.

    In America we at least can legally carry a firearm to defend ourselves from shit like this. Unfortunately, Mr. Price didn't have anything to defend himself. NYC in particular bans everything. Hotshots though have armed bodyguards. Police can't be everywhere, and are usually only around to they investigate after the fact. And I find it ironic the 'progressive' people who're against decent people owning firearms or other self-defense items, also very often hate cops! They hate the very people they would want, demand, come to their aid under similar conditions to Mr. Price.

    Death penalty? Hell yeah!

    Posted by: John in Boston | Oct 14, 2009 12:35:17 AM

  24. averagevermontperson:

    Latent racism LOL

    Hey, Vermont is still 98% white, isn't it?

    Posted by: John in Boston | Oct 14, 2009 12:39:41 AM

  25. I agree. Not with the bs Baumeister spitted out. Throughout history, there have been small groups within these movements that resorted to violence i.e. the Black Panther Party. And this is what we should do. We need to fight back and when things get out of control, it will force the so-called lawmakers in Washingtons to deal with the issue. Gay bashing has to STOP!!!!!

    Posted by: gayalltheway | Oct 14, 2009 12:41:31 AM

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