Mother Speaks Out After Son Critically Injured in Lounge Altercation - NBC 6 South Florida

Mother Speaks Out After Son Critically Injured in Lounge Altercation

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    Miami Police are investigating after a man was left critically injured during an altercation with a security guard at a lounge last month. Eduardo Gonzalez, 20, was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital on June 18th, after a night out at Rubi Lounge in Brickell, his mother says to celebrate a friend's birthday. (Published Tuesday, July 12, 2016)

    Miami Police are investigating after a man was left critically injured during an altercation with a security guard at a lounge last month.

    Eduardo Gonzalez, 20, was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital on June 18th, after a night out at Rubi Lounge in Brickell, his mother says to celebrate a friend's birthday. He remained hospitalized Tuesday.

    When Miami police were called to Rubi Lounge, investigators say the victim was unconscious, hit by a bouncer who told police he asked Gonzalez to leave several times. The bouncer told police Gonzalez got aggressive with him and so police say the bouncer punched him, the victim fell and hit his head.

    NBC 6 reached out to the lounge for comment Tuesday but didn't hear back.

    Now describing his injuries brings Gonzalez's mother to tears.

    "She's here to ask the police to please arrest the gentleman who assaulted her son," the family's attorney said. "Johena, as any mother would be, has not left her son's bedside since this incident, she stood over his bed, she prayed her son would wake up and he did."

    Police said the incident remains under investigation.