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Shocking video shows gay couple having a chair smashed over their heads

Joseph McCormick May 7, 2015
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A video has emerged which shows a gay couple having a wooden chair smashed over their heads in a New York City restaurant.

The couple, Ethan York-Adams and Jonathan Snipes, say they were targeted in Dallas BBQ on Tuesday evening at around 11pm.

They said they were victims of the attack based on their sexuality.

After being hit repeatedly with the chair, the couple are then thrown to the ground and kicked by two men who use anti-gay slurs.

The couple, according to reports, had knocked over a drink leading to the attack.

Snipes said they were called “white faggots”, and that one of his teeth was knocked loose in the attack.

The attackers fled the scene, and NYPD have since said they are investigating the incident, but not as a hate crime.

The video is available to watch below – beware some readers may find it shocking

A video posted by Awesomepeneur (@isaamsharef) on

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