NORTH ADAMS -- A second man was sentenced to two years in jail Monday for his role in a beating in the local McDonald's restaurant earlier this year.
Omar Lopez, 21, of Brook Terrace in North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts and was found guilty of both aggravated assault and battery, and assault and battery. A third charge of assault to maim was dropped by the prosecution.
Lopez and two other men were charged in the altercation. City resident Keith Larrabee, 18, was found guilty of the same charges and sentenced to two years in Berkshire County Jail & House of Corrections last month.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of the third alleged assailant, David Landfear, 28, of Troy, N.Y.
The attack took place inside the McDonald's on Union Street just after 1 a.m., on June 22.
According to the report filed by North Adams Police Officer Gregory Onorato, the victim, Todd Walker, was on the ground and unconscious when police arrived at the scene.
Onorato wrote that Walker was bleeding from the ear, eye, nose, mouth and temple. He was transferred to Albany Medical Center.
Walker subsequently told police he suffered cranial fractures around the eye, temple and cheek, in addition to significant hearing loss in his right ear.
The fight was captured on the restaurant's security camera, which Onorato used to identify the three suspects.
Onorato wrote that security footage showed Lopez continuing to punch Walker in the head after he was on the ground.
An 86-day credit will be applied to Lopez's two-year sentence for time already served.
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