Florida Man Beaten With Bat Over Ethnic Dis: "This Is What Happens When You F*** With a Puerto Rican"
Thirty-eight-year-old James Moore told 24-year-old Carlos Javier Gonzalez that he didn't like Puerto Ricans. Instead of trying to patch up cultural misunderstandings, Gonzalez beat Moore with a baseball bat.
The incident occurred at 1:45 a.m. Wednesday at Gator's Dockside Restaurant in the Orlando area, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Gonzalez had accused Moore of drinking his beer, which Moore denied. According to the police report, Moore then said that "he didn't like Puerto Ricans." The two exchanged a few more choice words, but then Gonzalez walked away.
However, Moore wasn't done demonstrating his hate for Puerto Ricans. Gonzalez's girlfriend told police that as the couple was leaving, Moore ran at Gonzalez with a baseball bat and hit them.
Moore ran away, but Gonzalez followed him and took control of the bat. He hit Moore repeatedly in head with the bat and yelled, "This is what happens when you fuck with a Puerto Rican!"
Gonzalez then threw the bat in the bushes and left.
Police arrived to find Moore with a bloodied and bruised face. They arrested Gonzalez at a nearby gas station. He's now being charged with attempted murder.
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