Dayton Daily News
By Lauren Clark Staff writer
April 19, 2015
His wife, Rachel Shope, 25, told investigators that a woman who lives at the Jefferson Street home where the beating occurred knows the suspects, but wouldn't give her any information to identify them.
Seth Shope, an Army veteran was assaulted in Springfield after asking a couple to move their argument away from a group of children.SPRINGFIELD — Two men who attacked a Springfield Army veteran after he tried to break up a domestic dispute haven't been identified.
Seth Shope, 26, of Springfield, said he was attacked early Sunday morning on Jefferson Street. He witnessed two men assaulting a woman and ran to help.
The men then began beating him, police said, and he sustained several injuries, including a brain bleed and multiple fractures to his face and both eye sockets.
Shope was was taken by CareFlight from Springfield Regional Medical Center to Miami Valley Hospital. He remained in the Dayton hospital in serious condition on Monday afternoon, and was later released the same day.
"I got hit in the face with a pair of brass knuckles ... after that I don't remember much," he said Sunday night from his hospital bed. Shope couldn't describe either man and couldn't communicate well with investigators due to his injuries, according to a Springfield Police Division report.
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