Man beaten after interrupting street basketball game in North Columbus

Man beaten after interrupting street basketball game in North Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A man is in the hospital after interrupting a street basketball game in North Columbus Friday night.

Darnell Piett is accused of beating 62-year-old Danny Jones. Jones is suffering from a fractured neck. Piett is charged with aggravated assault and battery.

Police say Jones interrupted a street basketball game and the players followed him home.

Stay with News Leader 9 on air and online for further details as the investigation continues.

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