(Lafayette, IN) - A Michigan City man is being held in Tippecanoe County in connection with a biker brawl that ended in a fatal stabbing. Reports indicate a fight broke out last Saturday night between rival biker gangs in the parking lot of a Lafayette sports bar.
According to prosecutors, 43-year-old Jason Lee Hathaway of Michigan City started the fight with the bar’s bouncer, clobbering him with brass knuckles and a tire iron. A melee ensued, in which one of the bikers was stabbed to death. It took a SWAT team and almost every police officer on duty that night to restore peace.
Hathaway has been charged with battery with a deadly weapon and criminal gang activity.