MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A settlement has been reached in a South Florida civil suit against Maurkice Pouncey, who plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers.READ MORE: Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava
Pouncey along with his twin brother Mike, who plays for the Miami Dolphins, was accused of attacking a gay man and his friends inside the Cameo Nightclub on Miami Beach club in 2014.READ MORE: Miami Gardens Faith Leaders, Officials & Community Members Come Together To Remember Lives Lost To Gun Violence
The Pouncey twins were celebrating their birthday at the club when he reportedly got into the scuffle.
Riquan James, also known as Ricky Vasquez, claimed Pouncey verbally taunted him with homophobic remarks and then physically attacked him. The lawsuit said Niya Pickett was beaten when she tried to intervene and Brently Williams was also injured.MORE NEWS: Orange County Officials Searching For 19-Year-Old Miya Marcano
The Miami-Dade Office of the State Attorney looked into the incident and declined to press charges against the brothers.