Names released of LSU victims of attack in West Virginia
POSTED: Monday, September 26, 2011 - 5:17pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 6:15pm
MORGANTOWN, WV (NBC33) — THIS IS AN NBC33 NEWS UPDATE: The Morgantown Police Department has identified the victims at Hannah Smith Mason, 32, of Cannonsburg, Pa., Nathan Glen Ray, 21, of Houston, Texas., and Goulas J. Lewis, 34, of Cannonsburg, Pa.
Hannah Mason, Nathan Ray and Douglas Lewis all suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident.
Marcus K. Mason, 30, of Cannonsburg, Pa., suffered substantial injuries as a result of this incident and was transported to Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown and then transferred to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Marcus Mason underwent surgery and was released from the hospital Tuesday.
ORIGINAL STORY: Four LSU fans were attacked during an incident that happened after the WVU versus LSU football game in West Virginia.
The Morgantown Police Department confirms that the victims were in a vehicle leaving the game when an unknown person threw a rock at the open window of the victim’s car. The driver of the vehicle got out of the car and began asking a group of people nearby if they knew who threw the rock at the vehicle.
While seeking information, the LSU fans were approached by an unidentified group of individuals. They began assaulting the driver. That’s when the victim’s wife and two friends got out of the car. They too were assaulted.
The driver of the car was taken to the Mon General Hospital for treatment and was then transported to the UPMC in Pittsburgh for surgery.
The other victims in the attack only suffered minor injures.
An investigation is being conducted. If you have any information about the attack, call (304) 284-7454.