Gainesville police said Christopher Dabney, 22, was arrested around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at the Pita Pit restaurant after he allegedly hit Daniel Priotti, 35, two times, knocking him from his wheelchair, The Gainesville Sun reported Thursday.
Witnesses said Dabney, a Marine veteran, was offended by what he believed to be Priotti's disabled veteran Halloween costume. However, Priotti really is a wheelchair-bound veteran and former Marines.
Dabney was charged with abuse of the disabled.
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