VILLA RICA —
Authorities say a man was in a coma after a beating outside a bar in the small west Georgia town of Villa Rica.
Relatives of 21-year-old Chase Mayfield say he was in intensive care at the Atlanta Medical Center after they say he being beaten unconscious by a group of men on Friday.
Mayfield’s brother, Cody Mayfield, tells CBS Atlanta (http://bit.ly/XBpgMG) that the beating took place early Friday outside of Stix Bar and Grill in Villa Rica.
Cody Mayfield said his brother was trying to stop a friend from driving, and was approached by a group of men and “they were starting all kinds of trouble with him.” He said the men got on top of his brother, hit and kicked him and continued to beat him after he was unconscious.
Information from: WGCL-TV, http://www.cbsatlanta.com/index.html