Posted: Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Aug 25, 2011 4:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - The attorney representing four people injured in a fight involving LSU football players said a recently-filed protective order against one of his clients is "irrelevant" to the situation.
"The timing and motives behind the filing of this petition for restraining order have to seriously be questioned," Mike Bienvenu told News 2 Thursday. "This is simply an orchestrated attempt to divert attention from the relevant true facts of this case."
A temporary restraining order was filed late Wednesday against Adam Lowery by Elizabeth Siadous, who said Lowery is her ex-boyfriend and stalked her to a bar on the night of the fight. She claims he also hit one of her friends, and had stalked her in the past.
Later that night Lowery and three others were injured in a fight outside a parking lot south of the LSU campus. A cell phone video of the fight shows Lowery being repeatedly kicked by someone witnesses claim was LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson. A police report also has a witness that says linebacker Josh Johns was also involved in the fight.
Nathan Fisher, an attorney representing the football players, said they are examining the video and trying to get it enhanced. He also said the report police released to the media goes too far.
"They released a preliminary report prior to any possible arrest," he said. "Since I've been practicing I've never seen a report released prior to a possible arrest,
No arrests have been made in this investigation.