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“Lewiston Living in Fear: One Man Critically Injured in Clash with Young Somali Mob,” Maine First Media, June 14, 2018:
In the aftermath of uncharted tensions between Somalis and non-Somalis in Lewiston, one man is fighting for his life after being hit with a brick during a violent brawl.
According to Lewiston Police, the street fight broke out on Knox St. near Kennedy Park around 10:45 pm Tuesday night.
At least two dozen teenagers and pre-teens swarmed and assaulted three adult men with bats, sticks, rocks, bricks, fists and feet.Above is cellphone video from the scene following the brutal beating.According to Lewiston Police Department Public Information Officer, Lieutenant Dave St. Pierre, Maine State Police are now the lead agency investigating the potentially fatal incident. The handover is due to the critical nature of the victim’s condition. Lt. St. Pierre says Lewiston police are still aiding in the investigation.While there is no official police report on what caused the melee, by piecing together various witness accounts, we can give a very basic outline.Residents say tensions were high as harassment in the area around the park has been particularly bad the past couple of moths [sic] — including previous attacks by a gang of Somali kids at Kennedy Park. Word had spread about an anticipated fight that was going to erupt at the park Tuesday evening. So, a group of friends gathered looking for retribution. From witness reports it does sound like some members of the group had been drinking.At one point, a car drove by and passengers opened fire into Kennedy Park with BB or pellet guns. The car pulled over on Knox St., a few people from the park — including the victim — rushed over to confront the mob in the car.Almost instantly, the three men were bombarded by at least a couple dozen young Somalis brandishing weapons. Police arrived quickly, but the assailants had already fled the scene.One man –who was beaten with a brick to the head — was taken to the hospital and is listed in critical condition….