Man Charged with Hitting Another with a Baseball Bat

Published 07/01 2014 05:10PM

Updated 07/01 2014 05:11PM

Richard Mortellaro (Hopkins County Jail)
Richard Mortellaro (Hopkins County Jail)
A Madisonville man faces assault charges after deputies say he hit a man with a baseball bat.

Hopkins County Sheriff's deputies say Richard Mortellaro got into a fight with Jeremy Wicks Monday night outside the Las Vegas Mobile Home Park near Madisonville.

Deputies say Mortellaro hit Wicks in the head with a bat then punched him in the head, knocking him out.

Wicks was flown to St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville. His condition is not being released.

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