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Victim knocked out during fight at restaurant

Police said a person who was knocked unconscious on Friday, April 29, during a fight at a downtown Birmingham restaurant was unable to give a statement to investigators.


Officers responded about 1:30 a.m. to Shift Kitchen and Cocktails, 200 Willits, for a fight in progress that included an unconscious person. Upon arrival, officers assisted the unconscious victim.


A witnesses told police the alleged assailant – described as a white male, about six-feet, two-inches tall, wearing mild facial hair and a black button down shirt – and the victim had a minor verbal altercation, however, he said he did not see the fight take place.


Birmingham police said the victim was lethargic and believed to be very intoxicated at the time of the incident, and was subsequently unable to provide a statement to police.

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