Brother of ‘I-24 Shutdown’ videographer charged with fracturing man’s face at McDonald’s

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22-year-old Ricky Suarez-Ortiz, the is the brother of ‘I-24 Shutdown’ videographer Ricardo Suarez, is charged with felony aggravated assault after police say he fractured the cheekbone of a man at a McDonald’s before fleeing in a black BMW M3.

Ricardo and Ricky Suarez-Ortiz
Ricardo and Ricky Suarez-Ortiz

Ricky Suarez was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on January 12th on a warrant from last summer. According to police, Joshua Chavous was walking out of the McDonald’s at 1201 Broadway when he assaulted by Ricky Suarez.

The victim told police Suarez approached him and said: “you want to talk all that shit” before punching him on the right side of his face. Suarez then fled the scene in a black BMW M3, according to the victim and witnesses. A female witness at the scene stated she had previously dated Suarez and had been threatened by him on multiple prior occasions. The victim’s cheekbone was fractured, and he relayed to police that Suarez was a trained boxer. The victim is also a member and photographer in a local car club, StreetRunners Nashville.

Ricky Suarez-Ortiz (MNPD)
Ricky Suarez-Ortiz (MNPD)

Ricky Suarez-Ortiz was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on January 12, charged with felony aggravated assault with serious bodily injury. He is free on a $25,000 bond.

Suarez Ortiz, RickyGS8960251044 TOM HAILEY BLVC
Lavergne Rd, TN 37086
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