Bar Assault Caught on Camera

Two men are recovering after a violent bar fight early Friday morning. The Aransas Pass Police Department released video of the brawl.

The fight happened around 1am at the Crows Nest Bar in the 4000 block of North Commercial.

Police say an argument between the two victims and another group of men broke out, shortly after is when things got ugly.

The two victims were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. Police arrested 3 men. They are looking for 2 others.

Here's a look at the report released by Aransas Pass Police.

Information Release

Release Time: 8/30/2013 @ 7:28 p.m. Location: 455 N. Commercial

Event: Aggravated Assault Event Time: 8/30/13 @ 1:01 AM

On Friday morning at the mentioned time, Aransas Pass Police were dispatched to the Crows Nest Bar located at 455 N. Commercial for a fight in progress. When officers arrived, they observed a male subject attempting to flee the location. That subject was identified as one of the suspects, Daniel Sexton DOB 09/09/1978. Sexton was detained and subsequently arrested for his involvement in the assault. Sexton can be seen below, starting the physical assault on the victim. Officers located the victim who was on the ground next to the bar bleeding from his injuries. Victim Jose Garcia AGE 33 was injured so severely he could not speak and was not fully conscious. EMS transported Jose Garcia to the hospital where he remains serious condition. Jose Garza AGE 23 was a friend to Jose Garcia and tried to assist in protecting Jose Garcia during the assault. Jose Garza also sustained severe injuries and he too has been hospitalized.

According to information and video observed by police, the two victims were inside the bar conversing with the group of suspects when the group of suspects started assaulting victim Jose Garcia. Jose Garza tired to assist in defending Jose Garcia but the group turned onto him. Both victims were beaten to the ground and stomped on repeatedly during the assault. Suspect Sexton's shoe print was actually embedded on the face of one of the victims.


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