BOSTON (CBS) – A Navy veteran studying at Boston University is in the hospital after he was attacked early Saturday morning near his apartment, according to police and a family member of the beating victim.
Police say Michael Stinnett was at Beacon Street and Park Drive in Boston when he was attacked by three people who had been driving by in a dark car.READ MORE: BMC Cancels Vaccine Appointments After Registration Link 'Inappropriately Shared On Social Media'
Stinnett, who served eight years as a Navy weapons instructor, told police the car stopped after he yelled at the driver to slow down.READ MORE: 'Suspicious Device' Found At Manchester Central High School Was A Hoax, Police Say
A witness told Boston Police that three black males got out of the car and began fighting with Stinnett.
Stinnett suffered a brain bleed, along with several bumps and bruises, according to a family member. He was taken to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for treatment.MORE NEWS: Tony Hawk's Foundation Donates $10,000 To Skatepark In Leominster That Honors Teen Killed By Hit-And-Run
Police are asking any witnesses to the incident to get contact them.