July 08, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Latino Trump supporter assaulted in alleged left-wing hate crime in NYC

Laura LoomerShillman Fellow

After attending Milo Yiannopoulos' Dangerous book launch party last night, Latino pro-Trump activist Jovi Val went to an after party at Mehanata bar in New York City with some friends. 

While dancing at a bar, Val’s “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hat fell on the floor, when bar patron Emma Rodriguez allegedly stomped on Val’s hat.

Val told The Rebel that after he asked her to stop and “gently” placed his hand on her shoulder to move her away, Rodriguez' boyfriend, Leo Heinert, allegedly attacked Val from behind with a beer bottle.

Heinert and Rodriguez allegedly continued to assault Val as he bled out on the floor of the bar.

Emma Rodriguez and Leonardo Heinert were both arrested and charged with felony assault. None of the charges against Rodriguez and and Leonardo have been proved in court.

Val was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor for assault. However, the charges against him have been dropped.

The Rebel reached out to Nooklyn, a real estate company in NYC that Heinert claimed to work for.

The Rebel broke the story about Val’s violent assault and interviewed him after he was released from the hospital.

“Unfortunately, my face in its current state represents the two faces of politics today, right and wrong. It’s a shame I can’t even enjoy myself with my friends in my MAGA hat without having to worry about getting attacked by the Left,” said Val.

“I never thought my son was going to have a slashed face,” Val’s mother told The Rebel as she cried.

The current political climate is one in which the left has normalized violence against the right. Just two weeks ago, Val stormed the stage of the New York City Public Theatre’s anti-Trump version of Julius Caesar to raise awareness about attacks against conservatives.

Val does not have health insurance or a lawyer. A supporter created a GoFundMe page with a goal of raising $50,000 for his medical bills and legal fees. However, shortly after the fund raised over $1,000, GoFundMe shut the page down.

Val set up a Pay Pal account where people could donate to his fund, but PayPal is reportedly blocking supporters from donating:

Donations to Val's legal and medical defense fund can now be made via WeSearchr, by clicking here.

The Rebel is following this story closely and will be updating the story with new developments.

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commented 2017-07-10 01:23:18 -0400
The left blocks anything that does not fit their narrative, they only fool themselves though.
commented 2017-07-09 14:06:51 -0400
It’s time for these violent leftist pigs to do some real jail time (at least a compulsory one year sentence would nip it in the bud) for this sort of pre meditated assault. It’s gone on far too long and has to stop. Nobody wants this sort of islamofascist violence in our streets. A new law has to be created to jail these bigoted, racist (searing hot hatred for all white people) pigs.
commented 2017-07-08 21:55:30 -0400
There are two things that do not mix well, hate and stupidity. Left wingers have both hate and stupidity in abundance.

Formula: hate + stupidity = mindless violence, the perfect tool for those with an agenda: Soros, elites.
commented 2017-07-08 19:29:01 -0400
I would like to know who is blocking the the go-fund-me and Paypal initiatives, on what grounds and whether or not there’s a case for lawsuit(s).
commented 2017-07-08 18:04:42 -0400
This has reached an all new level…..not only the violence…but seeking out and taking down the restorative funding.

Find out who is doing this…..and then….need I say more.
commented 2017-07-08 17:39:42 -0400
Sue the animal back into the stone age.
commented 2017-07-08 17:29:36 -0400
This is getting over board. The left will be paid back one day.
commented 2017-07-08 16:28:35 -0400
It’s a liberal wing nut Goofball hate crime..they allow them in Canada also…it’s called the O.H.R.C. In Canada they have now set a precedence..Terrorism pays millions!! to convicted terrorist. “A Canadian..Is a Canadian…Is a Canadian..”Budget’s balance themselves" “I’m a Feminist” …on and on and on and on..blah…blah..oh yeah! “Canada is back”…“I don’t listen to the news” “It’s sunny days ahead” on and on and on….