Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on January 27th, 2006 at 1:17 pm
Someone just emailed me a link to Phil Stanford’s column in the Portland Tribune. They got an interview with the guy that beat up Randy. Turns out his nickname is “Gater” and he’s an ex-boxer! Here’s an excerpt:
“Gater says he was on his way to work that morning when this guy – who’d been keeping the bus from passing him for several blocks – up and stopped in the middle of the Hawthorne Bridge. … At which point, Gater, who happens to be an ex-boxer, got off the bus and told him to move it. … When he didn’t, Gater says, he threw just one punch, and not a very good one at that. … As for the police, Gater says, he’s not particularly concerned, since by his calculations the statute of limitations expired Monday.”
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Just one punch? Looked like more than that to me. And “not a very good one”…wow I’d hate to see what would have happened to Randy if the guy really landed one…as it was Randy split his lip open and took a trip to the ER.