Deandre Harris, who became widely known after video showing him get brutally attacked by white supremacists during the Charlottesville rally went viral, now has a warrant out for his arrest in connection with the incident.
According to WCPO, a magistrate issued the warrant on Harris who they’ve accused of attacking a man in the group of racists who attacked him with pipes and poles.
Harris' attorney, Lee Merritt, called the charge a "clearly retaliatory" effort from many of the white supremacists who started a social media campaign against Harris after several of his attackers were identified on Twitter.
Photo journalist Zach D. Roberts spread news of Harris' by reposting graphic images of his wounds after the Aug 12 beating.
In addition to reporting that Harris was wanted for arrest, Roberts tweeted that police still have not interviewed him about the beating.
Two of the suspects invoved in Harris' beating, Daniel Borden and Alex Michael Ramos, have been arrested.
Merritt said Harris would turn himself in within 24 hours.
(Photo: Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images)
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