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Alleged violent encounter between Quincy woman, male bar owner probed by police

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QUINCY, Ill. - An investigation is underway in Quincy after police say a 19-year-old woman suffered injuries during an alleged altercation with the owner of an area bar.
Attorney Keenan J. Saulter of Saulter Law P.C. says Jazzpher Evans, a freshman at Quincy University, was the victim of a hate crime. Saulter said Evans, who is Black, was attacked by Steve Williams Homan, the owner of "The Barn." Saulter says Williams, who is white, pushed Evans against the wall and slammed her to the ground after she requested a change in music.
Williams then allegedly put Evans in a choke hold, rendering...
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College student from Joliet injured in Quincy bar beating that attorneys say was racially-motivated

College student from Joliet injured in Quincy bar beating that attorneys say was racially-motivated

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Attorneys for Jazzpher Evans say the owner of a bar called "The Barn" in downtown Quincy violently attacked the young woman, beating her until she was unconscious.
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