Birthday-celebrating man beaten in Portland bar

Jared Glenn Christensen, March 28, 2014 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)
Jared Glenn Christensen, March 28, 2014 (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — After being released from the hospital, one man was arrested for allegedly beating another man in a bar fight in Southeast Portland late Thursday night.

Jared Glen Christensen walked into B.C’s Bar and Grill, 2443 SE Powell Boulevard, and began beating a man celebrating his 47th birthday, police said in a release.

Danny Grall, seen in an undated photo from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, was severely beaten at BCs Bar in Portland on March 27, 2014
Danny Grall, seen in an undated photo from the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, was severely beaten at BCs Bar in Portland on March 27, 2014

Danny Ray Grall suffered traumatic injuries in the attack that began without any warning. He was taken to a Portland hospital and is expected to recover.

Christensen, 24, was hurt when witnesses to the beating held him down after they broke up the fight with Grall. After he was treated, police arrested Christensen on first- and second-degree assault.

Police believe both men have gang ties.

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