Local news reports show that the three FIU students attacked on Miami Beach were confronted by as few as 20 males to as many as 35 males. One of the students attacked said he thought they were going to die.
The father of one of the attackers was shown on television in tears and trying defend his son's true character.
Stephen Barrett, the black victim, has not granted any interviews. While he is a victim, the other students attacked are victims also.