VIDEO: Racially-charged fight at Chicago Starbucks caught on camera

CHICAGO (KRON) — A disturbing racist rant was caught on camera at a Chicago Starbucks.

The rant involved a young white man allegedly spitting and punching after someone apparently spilled coffee on him at a Starbucks.

He’s now facing charges.

The video, which has gone viral, shows 23-year-old William Boucher. He’s wearing glasses and a light-colored suit.

He becomes enraged after the coffee spilled on him.

The incident spills out onto the street and goes on for several minutes.

When it was all over, police said Boucher had spit on two people and punched a 59-year-old man, sending him to the hospital with an eye injury.

Boucher was charged with three counts of misdemeanor battery. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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