Sunday, September 23, 2018

Aramis Jose Vega Quinones And Leonardo Garcia Gamino, Two Security Guards Involved In Altercation With Vulnerable Man In A Wheelchair

Fired JC Public Safety security guards were video recorded striking and kicking one legged man in a Wheelchair outside of the Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant in Milwaukee's Southside.

By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.

September 23, 2018

Milwaukee, WI - Two JC Public Safety, LLC security guards, Aramis Jose Vega Quinones, 18, and Leonardo Garcia Gamino, 19, could each face battery of a vulnerable person charges, if found that they overstep their duties and committed a crime. Police are investigating the alleged battery case against the suspects and a report of the incident is expected to be sent to the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office for review within days. Quinones and Gamino were both taken into custody on Saturday after several Facebook (FB) videos went viral on social media showing one of them throwing a sucker punch and striking Jesus Lopez who was in a wheelchair and the other guard also kicking Lopez as well during an altercation while they worked security at Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant at the 1000 block of S. César E. Chavez Drive. The incident was video recorded by Orlando Torres and posted on FB. 
Lopez suffered injuries from the assault and was hospitalized. Lopez work's at El Rey Super Mercado grocery store on Chavez Drive as a push cart handler who recovers empty carts from the parking lot and returns them to the store cart section for customers to use. Lopez is married and has two children.
Hispanic News Network U.S.A. (HNNUSA) broke the story on Saturday making the videos go viral on social media.
The management at Jalisco's Mexican Restaurant announced that they had fired JC Public Safety, LLC, which is operated by Jose Carrasquillo once they learned about the incident and replaced them with another private security company. Carrasquillo told media outlets that both security guards had been fired in relation to the Lopez incident. 
Torres told HNNUSA that Lopez was inside the Jalisco's Restaurant in a wheelchair, seemed intoxicated and was causing problems. Lopez went outside and the security guards had antagonized him to fight.

Update: The Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office has not filed any charges against Aramis Jose Vega Quinones and Leonardo Garcia Gamino in the altercation incident at Jalisco's Restaurant.

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