Eleven days in the past, a girl in Atlanta’s Opera nightclub filmed herself throughout what seemed to be a sexual assault. In the reside stream posted to Facebook from the membership, a person is seen behind her whereas she cries “any individual, assist me” with tears rolling down her face. The response to the video obtained equal elements vitriol and assist; it’s now being reported that an arrest has been made in reference to the incident.
According to police, 34-year-old Dominique Williams turned himself in on the Fulton County Jail on Jan. 29 concerning warrants of aggravated sodomy.
The victims legal professional’s, Chris Stewart and Joshua Palmer launched a press release this morning concerning Williams’ arrest. “The arrest of Dominique Williams who sexually violated [the victim] at Opera nightclub serves as vindication for her and all different girls who’ve been victims of sexual assault.”
Between the incident and the arrest this morning, 11alive experiences protesters stood outdoors of Opera nightclub for 3 days demanding “to know why no arrests had been made regardless of police confirming that they’d recognized the person seen within the video.”
Williams is now being held at Fulton County Jail with out bail, however Attorney Stewart says their battle isn’t over.
“While we’re happy that the person who assaulted [my client] was arrested, our quest for justice is simply starting. My legislation agency’s investigation has uncovered an enormous safety failure by Opera nightclub which shall be stunning to most people. Hip-hop evening at golf equipment doesn’t imply patrons are handled with much less worth. We will proceed to battle for [the victim] and for the numerous different girls who’re silently victimized and don’t come ahead as a result of they’re afraid of being attacked by those that senselessly have interaction in sufferer shaming on-line not figuring out all of the information.”
Photo Chucky Foto