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Poor aim and jealous rage puts patron in jail

On Wednesday, June 12 the action got started right before closing shop at The Back Abbey on Wednesday night when a jealous patron attacked a man believed to be flirting with his girlfriend, according to police reports. The weapon of choice was a barstool. According to witnesses, 23-year-old Juan Martinez-Hill of Alta Loma aimed the chair at the torso of the man leaning in to give his girlfriend a hug. As others attempted to stop Mr. Martinez-Hill, his aim was misdirected and Mr. Martinez-Hill says he accidentally hit the man in the head. While the victim was determined to be stable, Mr. Martinez-Hill was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon.

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