PHILADELPHIA - A man is hospitalized after his family says he was brutally beaten outside of an Old City bar and restaurant over the weekend.
The incident happened shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning at Cavanaugh's River Deck on the 400 block of North Columbus Boulevard.
Enrique Vargas Jr. has been hospitalized since the incident and was briefly in a coma, according to his family. He had to have emergency brain surgery, his family says.
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All the family has so far to confirm that the incident happened is a viral video and what the doctors have to say about the extent of his injuries.
So far, police are saying they are investigating this incident as an aggravated assault.
Cavanaugh's River Deck has declined to comment on the incident.