ARRESTED: Man accused of fracturing victim’s skull with metal baseball bat

Man arrested after being ccused of striking victim with metal bat

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Police arrested a man accused of hitting another person with a baseball bat.

Zachary Johnson, 27, was charged for second-degree battery and simple criminal damage to property.

Investigators say they believe that Johnson intentionally hit the victim in the head with a metal baseball bat. Johnson continued to strike the victim as they fell to the ground, police say.

Johnson is also accused of damaging the victim’s vehicle with the baseball bat.

Police say the victim was treated at a local hospital for a fractured skull along with other injuries.

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