Decorated war veteran brutally beaten by black teens after answering this question wrong

Decorated war veteran brutally beaten by black teens after answering this question wrong
Chris Marquez (Image: WJLA screen grab)

[Ed. – The question was whether black lives matter, which the ex-Marine chose to ignore, concentrating on his food.]

A decorated war veteran is recovering after a brutal attack Friday night. He says it happened at a McDonald’s on 911 E St., N.W., D.C.

Chris Marquez says a group of rowdy teens came up and started taunting him.

“They asked me if I believe that black lives matter,” Marquez said. “I felt threatened and thought they were trying to intimidate me, so I figured I’m just going to keep to my food, eat my food, and hopefully they’ll leave me alone. And because I wasn’t respond back to them, they were calling me a racist.”

Marquez says he doesn’t remember much about what happened next, but says the manager told him the group followed him outside.

“As soon as I walked out of the McDonald’s I got hit in the back of the head,or the side of the head. I just dropped to the ground, and he says I looked unconscious,” Marquez said.

He suffered head and neck injuries along with multiple bumps and bruises.

“Kinda brought back memories of the war and stuff,” Marquez said.

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