Video: Gay man beaten at Detroit Pride festival
June 10, 2014 /LGBT News/ Christin Howard, 20, said he was attacked after an angry group of men began hurling anti-gay slurs at him during the Motor City Pride festival on Sunday.
A bystander recorded the brutal beatdown. Video shows the men kicking and punching Howard until he falls to the ground.
The Detroit Police Department planned to investigate the attack as a possible hate crime. WXYZ reported that the case was the first incident of violence in the Pride event’s 40-year history.
No arrests had been made as of Tuesday.
Watch the video below from WXYZ, broadcast June 10, 2014.