Two Hurt in Downtown Binghamton Bat Attack
Binghamton police are seeking suspects after a man and a woman were injured in a wild downtown fight during which baseball bats were used as weapons.
Authorities say a large disturbance erupted at an apartment house at 127 Susquehanna Street shortly before 9 p.m. Friday.
When officers arrived, they found two people who had been hurt after they were struck in the head with bats. They were taken to a hospital for treatment.
Police did not reveal the names of those who were injured or the extent of their injuries.
Investigators say 20-year-old James Green of Susquehanna Street was charged with first-degree assault. He is suspected of attacking the man.
Detectives say a man involved in the brawl is believed to have been armed with a handgun. He had left the area before police got to the scene.
Police say more arrests are expected. People with information may contact the detective bureau at 607.772.7080.
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