Marquis Love has been sentenced to 20 months in prison following his involvement in a brutal beating during a Portland demonstration, according to Fox News.
Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt said, “The video of this assault is violent and shocking. It outraged our community and nation.”
“We are fortunate that the victim’s injuries were not as severe as it first appeared they may have been.”
Schmidt added, “In the days, weeks and months after this assault, detectives with the Portland Police Bureau worked quickly to identify the suspect and complete the investigation.”
“This is a proper resolution. Marquise Love is accepting responsibility for his actions and the punishment.”
The 26-year-old assailant pleaded guilty to third-degree assault and felony riot, the Multnomah County District Attorney revealed.
Love is also set to serve 36 months of probation following his release.
From Fox News:
Love, who also goes by “Keese Love,” was seen repeatedly punching and kicking Adam Haner during an Aug. 16 protest in the downtown area before knocking him out cold.
Love is seen running from behind Haner and kicking him flush in the face as he was kneeling on the ground. Haner was knocked unconscious.
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The footage went viral and Love turned himself in to authorities a few days after the attack.
Love expressed remorse for his actions and apologized to Haner. He also wished him a speedy recovery, prosecutors said. Haner said he does not seek revenge against his attacker and hopes Love learns from what happened, authorities said.