Photos show Las Vegas nightclub injuries believed to have involved NFL’s Alvin Kamara

4 men charged with assault and battery are due in court on Tuesday

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The 8 News Now I-Team obtained photos of the victim during the reported beating over NFL Pro Bowl weekend. The footage reveals new information that led to the altercation and arrest of two players who are now charged.

The victim’s friend, who took the photos, said he wanted to share the footage as he feared his friend’s injuries could have been worse.

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Chris Lammons and two other men are all facing charges after the incident outside a Strip nightclub in Las Vegas on February 5.

The four men are facing charges of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm. They are due in court on Tuesday.

Alvin Kamara (LVMPD/KLAS)

Kamara was named a suspect in the beating ahead of the NFL Pro Bowl on Feb. 6. Kamara was interrogated and arrested after the match. Lammons turned himself in to police after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Initial reports from the Las Vegas Metro Police say the victim was interviewed at a local hospital where he told investigators that several men from Drai’s nightclub beat him. He could only describe one of the suspects, whom police later identified as Kamara.

The victim declined all interview requests. A friend said he was recovering from his injuries.

Chris Lammons (LVMPD/KLAS)

The victim told police he was waiting outside an elevator alongside a group of people, including the four suspects, on the morning of February 5. When the elevator doors opened, Kamara put her hand on the victim’s chest to prevent him from entering the elevator. , police said.

According to police, after the victim pushed Kamara’s hand to his chest, Kamara pushed him past another suspect, identified as Lammons, punched Greene and pushed him back against a wall.

The documents indicate that Kamara then rushed towards the victim and punched him several times before the victim passed out. Once the victim was on the ground, Kamara beat him three more times before Lammons, and the other two men joined in and began stomping on him, according to a report.

Police reviewed video of the incident, writing in the report, “the story is exactly like how [the victim] describes the attack. Police said the video shows Kamara pushing the victim and punching him in the face, according to the report.

Police used NFL records to link Lammons to Kamara, saying they both played on the New Orleans Saints football team in 2018, with Lammons on the practice squad.

“We’re not treating this case differently just because he’s a professional athlete,” Clark County Attorney Steve Wolfson said. “I can say the same about a celebrity. I can say the same about any famous person. As prosecutors, we look at the facts and make our charging decisions based on the facts. facts and evidence.

“Alvin Kamara has earned a well-deserved reputation as a hardworking and community-minded individual,” Kamara’s attorneys Drew Findling, David Chesnoff and Richard Schonfeld said in a statement last month. “The recent Las Vegas allegations are inconsistent with who Mr. Kamara has shown himself in his public and private life. Therefore, we are conducting our own investigation of all circumstances and individuals associated with this matter to determine both the facts and the motivations of all involved.

The NFL did not respond to requests for comment.

Jerry C. Greiner