MAN PUNCHES HIS LAWYER AFTER JUDGE GIVES HIM 47YEARS
A man in Ohio was understandably not happy when he was sentenced to 47 years in prison.
However, his first reaction probably didn’t help his case: He immediately punched his lawyer viciously in the face.
David Chislton was in a Cleveland courtroom on Tuesday for a sentencing hearing that involved nearly two dozen charges, including assaulting his girlfriend and setting fire to an apartment building in 2017, according to Reports.
Chislton apparently didn’t expect to be sentenced to nearly five decades behind bars. because shockingly he immediately after his sentencing, he punched his lawyer Aaron Brockler, according to Cleveland.com
Courtroom security pounced on Chislton and subdued him.
Brockler suffered various facial injuries as well as a possible concussion, according to Cleveland station WEWS. Such was the severity of the punch.
“It was pretty fun,” Brockler, who had a small cut on his face, joked to Cleveland.com
The timing of the punch was bad in a number of ways, including the fact that Brockler was about to tell Chislton he would see what options he might still have to get a reduced sentence.
“I turned to him because I was about to tell him that I will come and meet with him privately to see if there was anything we could do to reduce the sentence,” Brockler told WKYC. “But before I could even open my mouth I just heard a swoosh sound and bang in my face”
Brockler doesn’t remember what happened next.
“All I remember is waking up on the floor underneath the table seeing stars”
Authorities are in the process of filing additional charges against Chislton, according to WEWS. So now instead of reduced sentence he will get more