Third arrest made in beating of black man at Virginia rally

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A man wanted in connection an assault in Charlottesville turned himself in to police on Thursday.

On Monday, a magistrate in Charlottesville issued a warrant charging Harris with unlawful wounding in the violence at the parking garage.

After turning himself in to Charlottesville police, Harris was released on an unsecured bond.

Mr Harris surrendered on Thursday a day after police charged a man identified as Jacob Scott Goodwin, 22, in connection with the auto park brawl. This week, Jacob Scott Goodwin was arrested on a charge of malicious wounding in connection with the Harris beating per AP.

A Charlottesville Police Department detective did respond, verified the facts and a warrant for Unlawful Wounding (Va Code 18.2-51) was issued.

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The attack was caught on video and by photographers.

The attack also left him with a head laceration that required stitches. But Harris's attorney, S. Lee Merritt, has argued that Harris did not injure Crews "in any way" and that footage from the rally shows that Crews was actually hurt by other counterprotesters in a separate incident.

Vonzz Long, a friend of Harris', told CNN the two of them were part of a group of people staging counterprotests that day against neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Harris' attorney maintains that Harris did nothing wrong, and that there is no probable cause to charge his client.

The attorney said Mr Harris, a former special-education instruction assistant, suffered a concussion, a knee injury and a fractured wrist. Both are being held without bond.

Jacob Scott Goodwin, 22, of Ward, Arkansas, was arrested Tuesday night on a warrant from Charlottesville police by US marshals near his hometown, according to Lt. Matthew Edwards, spokesman for the Lonoke County Sheriff's Office in Arkansas.

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Ramos was identified after posting about the attack on Facebook.

"Based on the exception to the system, the word of one white supremacist, he's being called a felon and he's being (dragged) back through the system", Merritt said. 'There were some non-racist members who were going to a free speech rally'.

Harris's case is scheduled for a court hearing Friday morning at Charlottesville General District Court.

A counter-protester, Heather Heyer, 32, was killed when a driver ploughed a vehicle into a crowd. James Fields Jr. has been charged with murder in Heyer's death.

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