Man has head bashed in outside Back Bay club; 12 arrested

UPDATE: The victim, Jose Alicea of Hyde Park, has died.

The second violent incident in less than a month outside Club 33, 33 Stanhope St., left one man in critical condition and 12 men under arrest early this morning, Boston Police report.

Police say officers found a 22-year-old man found with severe head trauma outside Club 33, around 2:25 this morning; he was rushed to Mass. General Hospital.

Police say 12 men in a limo outside the club were arrested on charges of assault and battery with serious bodily injuries for allegedly beating the man to a pulp. Charged: Ramona Berroa, 28, of Lynn, Ramon Llavona, 38, of Philadelphia, Justin Cooke, 25, of Lynn, Michael Welch, 27, of Lynn, Ruskyn Garcia, 25, of Lynn, Anthony Villaobos, 21, of Revere, Jonathan Fernandez, 23, of Lynn, Johan Garcia, 28, of Lynn, Jose Castros, 22, of Lynn, Miguel Flaquer, 25, of Malden, Jorge Encarnacion, 26, of Lynn and Jason Benalfew, 26, of Lynn.

Innocent, etc.

On July 31, a Hyde Park man was charged with trying to end an argument outside the club by firing his gun at least six times. Nobody was hurt in that incident, which ended when the man and a friend allegedly led police on a car chase through the South End.



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