Vancouver man assaulted after confronting street preacher now suing
The West End man who was allegedly assaulted during an altercation with a street preacher in Vancouver’s Davie Village last summer is now suing the preacher, an evangelical ministry, the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Police Department.
According to the civil claim, filed last week in B.C. Supreme Court, Justin Morissette suffered a broken leg and back injuries, and is now seeking damages, including from Dorre Love, the street preacher charged with aggravated assault.
“Justin is still in significant pain on a daily basis,” his lawyer Jim Hanson told CTV News Vancouver.
“He still can’t walk without the aid of crutches,” Hanson added.
The claim stems from a confrontation on Aug. 22 near Davie and Thurlow streets, where Love, who is…