No arrest warrants have been issued as of Thursday afternoon, but Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy has changed his attorney. McCoy’s previous attorney, Jack McMahon has informed the District Attorney’s Office that McCoy would now be represented by Larry Krasner, ESPN reported.
Meanwhile, the DA’s office is prepared to file warrants and levy charges against McCoy and three other suspects involved in the Philadelphia nightclub brawl earlier this week. The DA’s office, however, is not expected to make any formal decisions on warrants or charges until next week, according to CSNPhilly. Law enforcement officials told the site that the office was “moving slowly for reason” and “this can’t be rushed.”
At 2:45 a.m. on Sunday, McCoy and the three others allegedly assaulted two off-duty cops, Darnell Jessie and Roland Butler, over the ownership of a champagne bottle at Recess nightclub in Philadelphia.
A third officer involved, Daniel Ayers, is also reportedly pressing charges.
According to police, Butler fell to the ground and was “punched, kicked and stomped about his body and head multiple times by all four suspects.” He was treated for a cut to his right eye, broken nose, broken ribs and a sprained thumb after driving himself to the hospital. Jessie, who reportedly stepped in to break up the fight, was also hospitalized, received eight stitches over his left eye and was treated for a possible skull fracture. An unknown person struck Jessie in the eye with the glass bottle.
The other three suspects are former Syracuse and NFL running back Curtis Brinkley, former Pitt football player Tamarcus Porter and a friend, Christopher Henderson. Police recommended aggravated assault charges.
The officers involved are not expected to face charges.
Several videos have been posted of the incident, with one on TMZ allegedly showing McCoy throwing a punch at someone on the ground.