The victim of an anti-gay assault identified his attacker from pictures on his Facebook.com profile. Philip Cooney, 19, a Georgetown University sophomore was arraigned on simple assault, but may face more serious hate crime charges. The attack occurred in the early morning hours of Sept. 9 along the 1400 block of 36th Street, NW when Cooney allegedly taunted, tackled and punched the victim repeatedly for being gay.
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