Oklahoma City police officers responded Monday to a call of a fight in progress between two employees at the Crown Plaza Hotel.
According to KMOV, this was no ordinary brawl between co-workers, as officers were simply stunned at the bloody mess they found waiting for them at the scene of the incident.
It was quickly discovered that at some point in the violent scrum, one of the men involved had actually bitten off a chunk of the other man’s lip and spit it out onto the floor.
“(He) got into this altercation and during it, he was bit on the lip. And this guy actually took off part of the man’s lip and assaulted him in various other ways across his face and body,” reported a spokesperson for the police.
The suspect, Rafael Chubbs, was found in a “blood splattered” hotel room, where he appeared to be highly intoxicated and refused to tell the police what had happened.
Responding officers reported seeing “blood splattered on the white comforters on both beds in the room as well as blood on the walls and door frame to the bathroom.”
One of the officers noticed a “bloody piece of brown, human flesh lying on the hallway carpet.” That would be the missing chunk of the victim’s lip.
The piece of flesh was turned over to the paramedics treating the victim, but it remained unclear if efforts at the hospital to reattach the man’s lip were successful or not.
The suspect was promptly arrested and charged with maiming, which “is a felony assault charge that is involved when somebody is disfigured by an assault,” a police spokesperson told WBTV.
This is pretty gruesome and terrifying, and forces one to wonder just how messed up an individual has to be to even consider biting off a chunk of a person they are fighting with, unless of course it is done as a last resort in self defense, which doesn’t appear to be the case in this particular incident.
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