The media loves violence. I doesn't mean to encourage it, or foster it, No sir, don't get the wrong idea.
Seconds ago, they had things to do and places to be, but then they all took time out to watch the man bleed.
And don't tell me it's because they were going to help. Most people were content to make comments in the crowd, about how drunk people were the worst, he deserved it, yada yada.