MARION, NC (WSPA) – A man is under arrest after deputies in McDowell County say he hit his neighbor in the head with a baseball bat.
Erik Frederick McLean, 25, of Marion is charged with assault with a deadly weapon.
Deputies say they were called to a dispute on Clover View Drive at 11:25 p.m. Monday.
That’s when McDowell County investigators say they found the victim – a 26-year-old man – after he had been struck in the head with the bat.
The victim was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.