Black Dude who Attacked White Supremacists and got His Skull Cracked just got hit with Assault Charges

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Deandre Harris, a black man whose brutal beating at the hands of Charlottesville white supremacists was captured on video, is now wanted on charges of unlawful wounding in connection to the Aug. 12 incident.

A magistrate, not the police department, issued the warrant, although a news release said police officers had verified other video that led to the arrest. Harris is accused of attacking a man in the group that beat him.

Harris' attorney, Lee Merritt, who called the charge a "clearly retaliatory" effort from white supremacists after Harris used social media to identify suspects in the beating, said his client would turn himself in within 24 hours.

Journalist Chuck Modi posted video of the attack, which took place in a parking garage near the University of Virginia campus, on Twitter. In the clip, white supremacist marchers -- some in white polos, some in riot gear -- beat Harris with signs and poles while he struggles to stand.

Eighteen-year-old Daniel Borden, a former Mason, Ohio High School Student whom former classmates said harbored violent, anti-Semitic tendencies, was charged Aug. 25 with malicious wounding in connection to the attack.

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