College of Oklahoma soccer participant Spencer Jones is recovering from extreme accidents that resulted from a combat at an area school bar.
The extensive receiver and three different males broke out right into a combat inside the lavatory of a bar known as Logies on the Nook in Norman, Oklahoma, on Feb. 13. Whereas it is unclear who began the combat, the 4 males might be seen in a video posted to social media throwing punches at each other.
Jones almost misplaced his eye throughout the brawl, his legal professional Woodrow “Woody” Glass advised OUDaily.com.
The extensive receiver needed to bear a four-hour surgical procedure on Feb. 16 to rebuild his left orbital socket.
In response to Glass, the physician who carried out the surgical procedure mentioned that Jones is “terribly fortunate at this level, that he is fortunate he did not lose the attention altogether,” OUDaily.com reported.
Glass added that the physician “was in a position to do some issues surgically to rebuild that orbital socket and thinks every part is ultimately going to come back again to regular, however it may take some time for him to completely recuperate.”
Jones’s lawyer additionally claimed his consumer was making an attempt “to de-escalate that state of affairs.”
“However sadly, it wasn’t de-escalated regardless of his greatest efforts, and he turned the sufferer of this vicious assault you’ve got seen,” he added.
Glass didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
A Twitter consumer who recognized himself as Braden Brown mentioned he and his brother Walker Brown have been within the video of the combat. He addressed the incident on Twitter, writing, “Simply to do away with the misconceptions, I am the man within the beanie and that’s my brother. We ARE NOT wrestlers at any college, we’ve been wrestling since we have been in diapers and MMA/Cage Preventing since we have been 12. They gave us no choices sadly. We confirmed restraint.”
Walker’s lawyer Steve Stice tells PEOPLE his consumer was “legally justified in defending himself on this matter.”
“As at all times, there’s extra to the story than what’s depicted within the video. What isn’t proven is the unique assault and battery suffered by Mr. Walker by the hands of Mr. Jones and his pal shortly earlier than the captured footage,” the legal professional mentioned. “Because of this, Mr. Walker obtained a number of accidents together with a torn bicep which would require surgical procedure.”
Jones’s lawyer didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request to touch upon Walker’s allegation.
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Jones filed a police report on Feb. 16.
“The Norman Police Division was not known as to reply to the incident on the date it occurred,” the division tells PEOPLE. “An energetic investigation into this incident is ongoing.”
The NPD report reveals that they’re investigating a criticism of two counts of aggravated assault and battery, although no arrests have been made.