NYPost – An off-duty NYPD sergeant was beaten within an inch of his life outside a Queens diner early Sunday by a thug who kept brutally bashing his head as he lay sprawled in the street. A sickening cell-phone video shows Sgt. Mohammed Deen get knocked to the ground, then repeatedly kicked and punched by a hulking brute identified by cops as Hayden Holder, 29, of Jamaica. At one point, the video shows the attacker leaving Deen crumpled on the pavement as he tries to smash in the windows of the NYPD veteran’s nearby white BMW 535i — with Deen’s horrified wife locked inside, a police source said. When the perp can’t break the glass, the video — which was posted to Facebook — shows him returning to his motionless victim, smashing his head against the street and pummeling him some more. “It was a vicious, savage beating,’’ one stunned law-enforcement source said. Sources said Deen — who had earlier exchanged words with Holder at a Queens nightclub — suffered critical injuries and was in a medically induced coma at Jamaica Hospital. Holder, who was busted as he tried to run away from the South Richmond Hill scene, was charged with felony assault. He glared at reporters but said nothing Sunday evening as cops took him from the 106th Precinct — dressed in a hospital gown from treatment for an injury to his hand — to court. Sources said Holder confessed to the attack but did not know that Deen was a cop at the time.
Hayden Holder…keep your head on a swivel bro. Pretty sure you just became what they like to call a marked man. Best case scenario for this guy is he never hits the streets ever again. Should just put in a request to the judge for life sentence because the minute you’re out in public again you’ll most likely have an entire police force hunting you down. I’m not sure what sparked the fight in the first place and I’m sure if it was at 5:30am outside a bar, it probably wasn’t the most necessary altercation. But I’m pretty sure police officers have each other’s backs no matter what and savagely beating one of their brothers while he lays unconscious in the streets and terrorizing his wife hiding in the car is probably gonna strike a chord with NY’s Finest.
Get better ASAP Sgt. Deen.