He was walking home a few nights ago, and saw a guy beating the heck out of his wife. He broke it up, and called the police. Then the husband guy beat the hell out of him (last update from the band the bassist was in a coma, and had some of his skull removed until the swelling in his brain went down). The guy and the wife left him on the street. Hey everybody,
I just wanted to take a second to thank you all for your overwhelming love and support. For those who don't know, a few nights ago my twin brother and best friend Matthew was severely injured while trying to stop a man who was beating his wife on the street 1 block away from my apartment. Matthew was all alone and managed to save the girl but got beaten pretty badly in the process. The couple then left him laying unconscious in the middle of the street. Both have been subsequently arrested.
Matthew is currently in the hospital recovering from brain surgery, a fractured skull, jaw broken in 2 places, a broken nose etc. The doctors have removed a part of his skull to allow for the swelling in his brain to subside and we're currently waiting for leakage from a hematoma to stop. After 3 days the prognosis is looking better.
I've been next to him throughout the entire process and as impossible as it is to see him go through it, I've seen a strength I didn't know existed and i'm so proud of him. As of this morning he recognized me and is able to have minor conversation and move around. When something like this happens people are often inclined to despise humanity but in this case, the outpouring of love and support from friends, family, fans, neighbors, etc. has far overshadowed that notion and has proven to us that although there are certainly some evil people in the world, there are far more amazing people. Thank you all again, we love and appreciate you more than you'll know. Be safe and optimistic and I'll keep you updated as often as possible.
(on behalf of matthew, the leone family and our ML family)
The majority of comments is simply it sucks he gets so badly hurt for trying to do a good thing.
But there are some comments he deserved it for getting into someone else's business.
What do you think, TQC?