What Prompted Deadly Baseball Bat Attack? Police Investigate


AFTERNOON OUTSIDE THE PT SHELL CLUB IN DENVER, STRIP JOINT AT EVAN AND PECOS. RICK SALLINGER IS THERE LIVE TONIGHT. WE KNOW ONE MAN IS IN CUSTODY. Reporter: YES, JIM, WE STILL DON’T KNOW THE NAME OF THE MAN WHO WAS KILLED HERE TRYING TO HELP OUT DURING THE ATTACK. THIS AS FRIENDS OF A FEMALE DANCER HERE ARE TRYING TO RAISE MONEY TO COME TOGETHER FOR HER. SHE WAS BADLY HURT IN THE SAME ATTACK. IT WAS SHORTLY BEFORE 1:00 P.M. SUNDAY WHEN A MAN WALKED IN WITH A BASEBALL BAT. HE ATTACKED DANCER DENISE VILLALOBOS STRIKING HER VICIOUSLY ON THE HEAD AND BODY. SHE RAN OUTSIDE WHERE THE ATTACKER CAME AFTER HER. CLUB PERSONNEL TELLS US A PASSERBY ATTEMPTED TO INTERVENE AND TOO WAS HIT BY THE BAT AND KILLED. SHE IS A FRIEND AND FELLOW DANCER AT THE CLUB WITH DENISE VILLALOBOS. I SAW HER SUNDAY NIGHT. SHE WAS UNRESPONSIVE AND NOT DOING WELL, BUT THEY WERE ABLE TO DO SOME SURGERIES AND DONE SOME PROCEDURES THAT HAVE HELPED HER A LOT. Reporter: THE ALLEGED ATTACKER WAS IDENTIFIED AS 41- YEAR-OLD RYAN ASHLAND. HE WAS TAZED AFTER REFUSING TO OBEY COMMANDS AND TAKEN INTO CUSTODY. TWO OTHERS WERE LESS SERIOUSLY INJURED DURING THE ATTACK. IT’S TRAGIC AND BLOWS MY MIND. SHE IS THE SWEETEST PERSON I’VE MET IN MY LIFE. Reporter: NOW THE PT’S VICTIM’S FRIENDS ARE TRYING TO SETUP A GO FUND ME PAGE TO RAISE MONEY FOR DENISE VILLALOBOS. SHE OBVIOUSLY HAS FINANCIAL BILLS FOR MEDICAL BILLS RIGHT NOW THAT ARE GOING TO BE COMING IN THAT ARE GOING TO BE QUITE EXTENSIVE. Reporter: SHE SAYS HER FRIEND IS DOING BETTER. SHE IS RESPONSIVE NOW AND THAT ANYONE WHO WANTS TO COME TO HER AID WITH A CONTRIBUTION GO TO

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