Lawsuit Against Men Who Assaulted Lubbock City Councilman Dropped

Former Lubbock City Councilman John Leonard has settled pending litigation against the men that assaulted him on Christmas Eve 2008.  Leonard, who was serving on the council at the time, had suffered contusions and facial fractures in the attack at the Dakota Arms Apartments. 

In a release from Leonard’s attorneys this afternoon, Glasheen, Valles and Inderman; it was announced the suit against Justin Salas, A. Robert Simmons and Roy Gober has been dismissed from the 72nd District Court.  Authorities determined that Gober was not involved in the assault against Leonard and Leonard cited the written apologies from the other two men involved as the reason for dropping the suit.

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