This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Knighten told the Associated Press when he pulled up to the Waffle House his friend, Weems, was already inside and was involved in an argument with several black men. There are reports Weems may have made comments that flared tensions. The two left the restaurant and headed toward the Huddle House. Knighten said a group of 20 men from the previous restaurant followed them and attacked them. Weems, an Iraq war veteran, is still in the hospital, and a family member said he had surgery for a brain injury. Knighten received several injuries and broken bones in his face. Courtez McMillian, 22, is charged with aggravated assault. It will be up to a grand jury to decide if the attack was a hate crime.