There are more details coming out about what led to Gavin DeGraw getting attacked in New York’s East Village. It seems that “some kind of argument” broke out between him and a group of men before he got beat up. There are also reports that after the attack, a dazed and badly injured Gavin somehow ended up about a mile away and got clipped by a taxi. Someone called 911 and he was rushed by ambulance to Bellevue Hospital, where he was treated for a broken nose, concussion and facial lacerations.
His reps only released two brief statements. One of them ended with, “We have no additional details at this time.”The other said, “Gavin DeGraw is currently recovering and in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital where he was taken by ambulance after he was attacked by a group of assailants. He suffers from a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises. The police are conducting an investigation of the attack. Gavin and his family appreciate everyone’s concern at this time. We have no information yet regarding his upcoming concert dates and promotion for his new album.”
According to police sources, Gavin doesn’t remember much because of his head injuries and the possibility he was drunk at the time.What is known is that he was out alone at the time of the attack. Why he was there isn’t known, but he is a New York City resident and the attack was close to a club he co-owns with his brother called the National Underground.
Gavin told police that he clashed with three men he didn’t know, but he doesn’t remember what they argued about. He was released from the hospital, but he won’t be performing his August 12thshow in Wantagh, New York as well as the following night in Mansfield, Massachusetts. He also canceled this morning’s appearance on Live With Regis and Kelly.
According to Us, police are putting together an investigation to find out what happened. Gavin also Tweeted his fans and wrote, “Honestly, I don’t remember much. I only know I can recover from here. Thank you all for your genuine concern. I love you guys.”