San Diego man arrested in fatal fight at pizza restaurant

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM
The article you are about to read comes from our journalists doing their important job – investigating, researching and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspiring stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires a lot of resources. Today, our economic model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ activities have been impacted. This is why the PD time now looks to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider Program here. Thank you.

By Breeana Greenberg

A San Diego man has been arrested in connection with a fatal fight that broke out at Beach Harbor Pizza in Dana Point on St. Patrick’s Day, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department.

The OCSD announced on Thursday March 24 that Jack Issacson, 20, was arrested on suspicion of homicide and jailed in the Orange County Jail following the altercation that resulted in the death of resident Michael Terry. from Laguna Niguel.

At around 7 p.m. on March 17, deputies responded to reports that the two men had a physical fight at the Dana Point pizzeria. Terry, 38, suffered serious injuries and died in hospital the following morning, the OCSD said.

According to the OCSD press release, it is unclear if the two men knew each other prior to the fight.

Several news outlets reported on Thursday that Issacson was an active member of the US Marine Corps. at the time of the fight.

OCSD is asking members of the public with information about the altercation to contact OC Sheriffs Dispatch at 949.770.6011, or OC Crime Stoppers at 1.800.847.6227, or online at occrimestoppers.org.

Breeana Greenberg is the city reporter for the Dana Point Times. She graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Prior to joining Picket Fence Media, she worked as a freelance journalist for the Laguna Beach Independent. Breeana can be reached by email at [email protected]

BECOME AN INSIDER TODAY
Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news is more important than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscriber today.