Witness says Ethiopian man beaten near D.C. club pleaded for mercy
Saturday, October 16, 2010
It was past closing time at a popular rock bar called DC9 when Ali Ahmed Mohammed showed up, looking to get in, as police tell it. After being turned away at the door, he became angry. He picked up two bricks and hurled them through the nightclub’s front window, witnesses told investigators.
What happened next, about 2:30 a.m. Friday, was a “savage” case of “vigilante justice,” D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said. Read more