A off duty Cop and Irag Veteran was savagely beat up after the Rangers vs Flyers game this pass Monday outside the famous cheesesteak shop, Geno’s, in Downtown Philadelphia.
NBC New York reports that Neal Auricchio, 30, was beaten so badly he was hospitalized with a concussion. He is a former Marine who earned a Purple Heart in Iraq, and then returned for a second tour of duty. Auricchio currently is a police officer in New Jersey with the Woodbridge Police Department.
A YouTube video was posted it shows three men in Flyers jerseys within a circle of Flyers Fans assaulting two men in Rangers jerseys. video after the jump
Cops may have caught a break Wednesday when one Philly knucklehead, Edward Neary, took to the Facebook page of the Broad Street Hockey blog and confessed.
“It was me and my friends, do something about it,” he bragged in the comments section of a graphic video of the fight, before adding a homophobic slur. “How dumb do I look knocking someone out pretty sure they look dumb eatin concrete,” he wrote.