According to USA TODAY Sports, the lawyer for the man who was shot in the face by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez down in Florida, claims that his client was left for dead.
Alexander Bradley, 30, filed a civil complaint in a U.S. District Court in South Florida in which he accused Hernandez of shooting him in the face on Feb. 13. Bradley was found alone and bleeding from the face and arm in a Riviera Beach, Fla. industrial park, about an hour north of the strip club where he had spent the previous evening with Hernandez and others.
“I think he was left there because they thought he would be dead,” attorney David Jaroslawicz told USA TODAY Sports on Friday.
Jaroslawicz initially filed the complaint on Bradley’s behalf on June 13, four days before the body of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd was discovered in an industrial park less than a mile from Hernandez’s home in North Attleborough, Mass. Police arrested Hernandez on Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in that case, and he is being held without bond while awaiting formal indictment.
Police in Boston are now investigating whether Hernandez was involved in a double-homicide in July 2012, the Boston Globe has reported.
“You can’t make this stuff up. When I filed this simple lawsuit for Mr. Bradley’s injuries, the last thing I expected was they would find a dead body near his house and he’d be under investigation to two other dead bodies,” Jaroslawicz said. “That’s not what I expected when we filed our simple lawsuit.”
It sounds like Hernandez got trigger happy and it finally caught up to him. He clearly had no regard for human life.