Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Man faces felony charge after hitting 2 women, staff member at Colorado Springs sports bar

By Megan Schrader Updated: July 28, 2013 at 7:45 am

A man at Kelly O'Brian's Sports Bar berated two women for their sexual orientation early Saturday morning before hitting them and a staff member and fleeing the scene, police reported.

The suspect fled the bar at 239 N Academy before police arrived just before 2 a.m. Police said Rick Martinez II, 33, was later arrested and charged with bias motivated crimes, a felony.

Witnesses told police the man made comments regarding the women's sexual orientation and verbally abused them before hitting them and a bar tender who tried to intervene, according to police reports.

Comment Policy

Colorado Springs Gazette has disabled the comments for this article.
You've reached 4 FREE premium stories this month

Simply register to continue. It's free.

Register Learn more

Already registered? Click here to login.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
OCT
1
OCT
2
OCT
3
OCT
4
OCT
5
OCT
6
OCT
7
OCT
8
OCT
9
OCT
10
OCT
11
OCT
12
OCT
13
OCT
14
Advertisement