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John Mellencamp

Teenage Sons Charged

for Brutal Porch Attack

8/15/2013 10:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

John Mellencamp
's 2 teenage sons have been charged with felony battery in Bloomington, Indiana after allegedly beating the crap out of a 19-year-old man who was sitting on his own front porch.

According to police, the Mellencamps -- 18-year-old Speck and 19-year-old Hud -- rolled up to the victim's home on July 29, accompanied by a 3rd man ... Ty Smith (son of Indiana University baseball coach Tracy Smith.)

Cops say the trio calmly approached the victim ... and unloaded a ferocious beatdown -- with all 3 men kicking, punching and stomping on the unsuspecting porch-dweller.

Eventually, cops say, the victim's roomates heard the attack -- and raced to the scene to break up the fight ... but the damage was already done.

Cops say the victim suffered facial fractures and cuts that required stitches.

According to the Herald Times, the Mellencamps told cops the attack was a response to an incident that took place at a party earlier that night.

Cops say Speck claims he had been trying to break up a fight between two girls who were arguing over him ... when he was pushed and hit by another man. It's unclear if the "pusher" and the victim are the same person.

FYI -- According to the Herald Times, Hud is a trained boxer.

Officials say the Mellencamps and Smith were all charged with felony battery -- and the Mellencamps have already made arrangements to turn themselves in to police.



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with names like Speck & Hud, I think i'd beat some ass myself..

402 days ago


What idiots. They are both adults, and can be charged as such. They will have this permanently on their records, and who knows what their punishment will be. Young adults need everything here and now, and forget about discussing anything or problem solving. That theory has pretty much gone out the window.

402 days ago


These ****ing thugs will not see a day in jail. Watch the whitey judge dismiss the case!

402 days ago


They were trying to make the kid look like their future step mom, Meg Ryan.

402 days ago


Little ditty about Hud and Speck
Two rich American punks growin' up in the heartland
Hud gonna be someone's prison bitch
Speck tossin' salads in the prison yard

I know, it still needs work.

402 days ago


Moral of the story, don't name your kids Hud and Speck without expecting years of bottled up resentment.

402 days ago


Cowards. Gotta bring your buddies to fight your battles? How about man to man. Pvssy, scvmbag.

402 days ago


Obviously , Ty Smith Speck Mellencamp and Hud Mellencamp are a pathetic joke - only cowards gang up on people

402 days ago


White upper class teenagers got into a fight. So what! At least they weren't shooting each other of gang issues. Speck and Hud are cool names much better then joe,Tim,bob,Jim,Lisa,Kim,Jennifer...............

402 days ago


The father is a midget with a big chip on his shoulder and a real bad attitude so its my guess that his 2 creepy sons are just like him. It takes a real man to sneak up with 2 other friends and jump on a kid sitting alone on his front porch. Hope the judge throws that book at these chicken S#it pu$$y punk Melonheads.

402 days ago


looks like the coug's litter has been up to no good.
being a trained boxer and getting into a fight with someone can be considered assault with a deadly weapon.
but the coug is rich and will hire an expensive lawyer who get them out of this like most rich folk.

402 days ago


Who has time to comment on this? You all need to get a life. Quickly

402 days ago


Aint that America somthing to see baby,
aint that America home of the free,
little bars on the window houses for you and me....

402 days ago


They both need to serve long jail sentences I'm tired of the so-called elitist getting away with everything. Including murder

402 days ago


so these guys are so pitiful, they had to have 3 against 1? they should have added charges, this was not a fight, it was a mob beat down.

402 days ago
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