According to the victim’s friend Austin Matheny, McCrary was escorting three women to the Night Transit around 3 a.m. when he was harassed by three passersby.
Matheny said these men proceeded to physically assault McCrary in front of the women.
After police arrived at the scene of the crime, McCrary was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham where he is currently recovering in the intensive care unit.
McCrary’s injuries and physical state remain unknown.
Auburn Police Capt. Tom Stofer said an assault report was taken on site.
Stofer also said he is not at liberty to release any other information pertaining to this incident because the case is currently under investigation.
More information concerning this investigation will be released when it is made available.
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