In the wee hours of June 28th, 22-year-old Daniel MacLeod was attacked on Dundas Street West in Toronto. He was walking alone, heading out from the Dakota Tavern, when a man and woman approached him. An altercation followed in which MacLeod was struck on the back of the head with a weapon, landing MacLeod in the hospital.
He remains in a coma in the intensive care unit at Toronto Western Hospital. Doctors say that if he survives — "His situation is really touch and go," MacLeod's cousin, Sonny Day, told CBC News — he will likely suffer from permanent brain damage, the Toronto Star reports.
Fabio De Melo, 27, has been charged with aggravated assault. Day said MacLeod's family is just "relieved that at least the justice process is starting."
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