San Diego man arrested in fatal fight at pizza restaurant

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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

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]

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