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Man attacked in possible hate crime in West Hollywood
Man attacked in possible hate crime in West Hollywood

Officials are investigating a possible hate crime in West Hollywood in which three men yelled slurs at a black man about his sexual orientation and race before beating him up. About 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, the man walked off a bus at Fairfax Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard and as he crossed Santa Monica Boulevard, three men in a white Audi began hurling insults toward him, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Don Brooks, 31, told KCBS-TV Channel 2 that he asked the men to leave him alone, but they got out of the car and physically attacked him. “It’s like one second I was crossing the street,” Brooks said. “The next second, I was on the...

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