Investigators are recommending criminal charges against McCoy, including aggravated assault.
Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that a warrant for McCoy with self-surrender will be available by mid-week.
On Sunday, February 7, 2016, at approximately 2:45am, the Complainants were inside a Nightclub located at 1XX S. 2nd Street. An argument ensued as to the ownership of a bottle of Champaign, which led to pushing and shoving. At this point all below Suspects, engaged in a physical altercation with Complainant#1 who was then punched and knocked to the ground. While on the ground he was punched, kicked and stomped about his body and head multiple times by all four Suspects. Complainant#2 and security guards intervened and broke up the attack and all parties were ejected from the club. Complainant#1 transported himself to the Hospital where he was treated for a laceration to his right eye, broken nose, broken ribs, and a sprained thumb. Complainant#2, was admitted to the Hospital where he received eight stitches over his left eye and is currently receiving treatment for a possible skull fracture. The four suspects were subsequently identified through photographs by the complainants and by the security guards. Video surveillance was recovered from the outside of the club which shows both parties being ejected from the club; however, the incident itself wasn’t captured on video.The investigation is active and ongoing; all updates will be sent upon availability.Complainant #1: 40yrs old B/M off Duty Philadelphia Police OfficerComplainant #2: 40yrs old B/M, off duty Philadelphia Police Officer.Suspect #1: 27yrs old B/MSuspect #2: 30yrs old B/MSuspect #3: 27yrs old B/MSuspect #4: 26yrs old B/MThe complainants in this incident were off duty Philadelphia Police Officers and the Suspect are reported to be members of the National Football League.
Philly.com is reporting that police are seeking arrest warrants for those involved in the incident that took place this past weekend and left two off-duty officers in the hospital.
The Buffalo Bills have released a statement regarding the incident involving RB LeSean McCoy.
“We are aware of the reports regarding LeSean McCoy and in the process of gathering more information. We will not provide any further comment at this time.”
We’ll have more as the news is available.
Dave Schratwieser of FOX 29 Philly reports that detectives are investigating four NFL players for a brawl that took place over the weekend and left two off-duty officers in the hospital.
Sources tell Schratwieser that the offers suffered injuries including a fractured skull, broken ribs and a broken nose.
The police report says an argument started over bottle of champagne delivered to cops before NFL players, per Schratwieser.
CSN Philly reports that former RB Curtis Brinkly was also involved in the incident.
According to the report, both of the officers were hospitalized in a physical altercation with McCoy and a friend.
McCoy and his friend were not arrested, but they are the focus of an investigation regarding the incident.
McCoy, 27, will be entering the second year of his five-year, $40 million contract that included $26.05 million guaranteed. He stands to make a base salary of $4.8 million for the 2016 season.
In 2015, McCoy appeared in 12 games for the Bills and ran for 895 yards on 203 carries (4.4 YPC) to go along with 32 receptions for 292 yards receiving and five total touchdowns for the Bills. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 31 running back out of 67 qualifying players.