Former Eagles running back LeSean McCoy won't be charged for his alleged involvement in a Philadelphia night club brawl with off-duty police officers that took place in early February, according to multiple reports. BigTrial.net was the first outlet to break the story.
According to multiple sources, after nine weeks of investigating a ten-minute bar fight, the prosecutors, detectives and politicians in the D.A.'s office, have finally reached a consensus. According to multiple sources, the district attorney today will call a press conference to announce that NFL star running back LeSean "Shady" McCoy and his buddies will not face any criminal charges as a result of a Feb. 7th brawl at the Recess Lounge.
In February, both the mayor and the president of the Fraternal Order of Police., after seeing a 30-second cell pone video posted on TMZ Sports, had called for McCoy to be arrested for the brawl that resulted in serious injuries to two off-duty police officers.
But after nine weeks of investigation, the district attorney's office has concluded that because there's such a cacophony of versions of what happened inside the Recess Lounge, no single account can be discerned, much less proven. So no successful prosecution can be brought.
The D.A.'s office is expected to make an official announcement by Tuesday at the latest.
The 27-year-old McCoy is still subject to punishment from the NFL despite the lack of formal charges against him. If McCoy doesn't face discipline, he'll resume his role as the Bills' starting running back at the start of the season.
The Eagles traded McCoy, who is Philadelphia's all-time leading rusher, to Buffalo during the 2015 offseason.