Baseball Bat Beating in Glen Ellyn Leads to Battery Charges
A Glen Ellyn man faces felony aggravated battery charges after he allegedly beat another man in the head with a baseball bat Tuesday, police say.
A Glen Ellyn man faces aggravated battery charges after he allegedly beat a man in the head several times with a baseball bat, according to a press release from the Glen Ellyn Police Department.
Police responded to a call reporting two men fighting in the 300 block of Duane Street around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. When police arrived the 39-year-old victim was "bruised and bleeding from the head," according to the release. The victim was transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital.
Witnesses reported another resident had struck him with a baseball bat. Police arrested Joseph Martinez, 39. He was taken to DuPage County Jail, according to the release. He remains at the jail with a $20,000 bond.