2 Mississippi men arrested in connection with attack on man
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say two Mississippi men have been arrested in connection with an attack that left another man in critical condition.
Vicksburg police Sgt. Johnnie Edwards told news outlets that responding officers found Corey Beard walking on a street. Edwards says Beard was holding his head and blood was running down his face. He suffered a fractured skull, punctured liver, and broken ribs.
The Vicksburg Post reports 42-year-old Everett Charles Lowe is accused of hitting Beard in the head with an aluminum baseball bat on Saturday, and 43-year-old Louis Ramsey Kelly is accused of kicking Beard while he was on the ground.
Police later arrested and charged them with aggravated assault. It’s unclear if they have lawyers.