A gay man in Phoenix says he was attacked by several people on Friday night in a case that police are now investigating, a local Arizona CBS affiliate reports.
\u201cA man named Cesar Marin says he was jumped by several people last night in downtown Phoenix. @phoenixpolice are investigating the alleged assault. We'll tell you why Marin believes it could be a hate crime on 3TV at 9. #azfamily\u201d
Cesar Marin, the survivor of the attack, says that he felt someone hit him from behind and on his side.
"I didn't know that I was surrounded by people," he told 3TV/CBS5. The attack occurred in downtown Phoenix. Marin was driving home when a woman jaywalked in front of his car, prompting him to push his brakes.
Marin said in a public Facebook post that the woman walked to the side of his vehicle, flicked a cigarette at his face then called him a faggot.