Bayonne police have issued arrest an warrant for a seventh suspect, Derrick Hilton, 18, of Humphrey Avenue in Bayonne, in connection to the beating of Dawid Strucinski, the 22-year-old Bayonne man who remains in a coma at the Jersey City Medical Center.
Strucinski was left in a coma after he was jumped by about nine people near the Quick Chek at Broadway and 12th Street in Bayonne at around 3 a.m. July 3.
Today, police arrested a sixth suspect–a 15-year-old boy –and charged him with the riot and endangering injured victim today after a parent brought him to headquarters, police said.
Five other teens–two girls, ages 14 and 17, and three 16-year-old boys–have also been arrested in connection with the incident.
Strucinski was beaten after he rushed to help a friend who was being harassed by a group of nine boys and four girls, police said.