Philly Basketball Coach Fired After Attacking A Gay Couple
An assistant basketball coach at a Catholic school in Philadelphia was fired Wednesday because he was allegedly involved in a brutal attack on two gay men.
The coach, who was identified as Fran McGlinn by the Philadelphia Daily News, had been “serving as a coach on a contract basis,” said Kenneth Gavin, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
After the Sept. 11 attack, which required one of the victims to get his jaw wired shut, McGlinn “was terminated (Wednesday) evening and will not be permitted to coach in any archdiocesan school,” Gavin said.
“We expect all those who work with students in our schools to model appropriate Christian behavior at all times.”
The 25-year-old assistant coach, along with several other former students from Archbishop Wood High School, allegedly ambushed a gay couple — ages 27 and 28 — while they walked in Center City.
The victims of the attack, who were not identified, told cops that a vicious group of 12 young adults, dressed to go out, came into their paths just before 11 p.m.
The couple said one person in the group confronted one of the men, asking him if his partner was “his f—— boyfriend.”
A fight broke out, and the men were victims of a violent attack — one suffered multiple facial fractures and his jaw had to be wired shut, according to the Daily News.
Did he think he was gonna “beat the gay” out of these guys? SMH.
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