There are plenty of great things that can occur when a person decides to attend a football game. Heavy drinking can easily negate a great time.
That brings us to Shane Martin, a 24-year-old man who attending the Pittsburgh's home game against Cincinnati on Sunday.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Martin was arrested during the game after he allegedly assaulted a high school football player. Here is Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reporter Molly Born’s description of what seemingly occurred, and alcohol appears to be the catalyst (shocker):
“Shane Martin, 24, has been released after posting $5,000 bond, according to online court records. He is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, a charge of defiant trespass and a summary public drunkenness offense.
“Mr. Martin was drunk at the game and had been given a notice to leave Heinz Field on Pittsburgh's North Shore about 10:20 p.m., according to Pittsburgh police criminal complaint.
“But at 10:38 p.m an officer saw West Allegheny High School football coach Bob Palko running after a man later identified as Mr. Martin. The man told police that Mr. Martin just "sucker punched" a member of his team.”
According to witnesses, the attack was unprovoked. The teenager suffered a broken nose and was taken to a local hospital to undergo testing.
Meanwhile, Martin allegedly cursed at officers who were trying to calm him down. He took it to another level and reportedly kicked an officer in the upper leg, which insured his night would end in handcuffs. Martin was restrained and taken to jail.
If the allegations against Martin are true, he probably could punch himself for what occurred.
Apparently, he is only a few drinks away from taking action.
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