Man hospitalized after weekend fight

A weekend fight at a Gordon Highway night spot left a 28-year-old man hospitalized in critical condition.

According to a media release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, investigators responded to a call at Pure Platinum, 2064 Gordon Highway, at 3:47 a.m. Sunday and found Phillip Boynton severely injured.

Witnesses told them Boynton, of D Court in Olmstead Homes, had been escorted from the club for being intoxicated and arguing with patrons. Once outside he tried to start a fight in the parking lot with a patron and received a head injury. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition, according to the release. The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed at this time, police said.




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