Gay man hospitalized after alleged attack in Logan Circle by men who cited 'Trump America'

A gay man is recovering after being attacked in Logan Circle, allegedly by four men who cited 'Trump America' last week, D.C. police have confirmed with ABC7 News.

According to the police report, the man was walking his dog near the corner of 13th St. and Vermont Ave. NW in Logan Circle at around 7 p.m. last Wednesday, February 1.

According to the report, four white men between 20-30 years old, approached him, with one suspect saying "Hey Snowflake!" Followed by, "This is what a Trump America looks like, f****t!"

The suspects then allegedly started throwing things at the man. After reportedly hitting the man with the objects they were throwing "countless times in the face and head", the suspects allegedly ran away.

When ABC7 News called the man's home Thursday, the person who was assisting him said he suffered a pretty severe concussion from the beating. After initial treatment, the man's concussion reportedly flared up and he returned to the hospital.

ABC7 News Reporter Stephen Tschida spoke with the man on camera during a Thursday report but he did not want his face or injuries made public.

Tschida reports one of the suspects allegedly punched the man's dog as well.

The man says the attack left him "not okay." He says he no longer feels comfortable walking in his neighborhood and the assailants "took his life" from him.

The suspects were described as standing between 5'10" and 6'0" each. Two of the suspects were reportedly wearing red "Make America Great Again" hats.

D.C. police say a hate crime investigation is underway.

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