Drunken brawl leaves one man fighting for his life - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Drunken brawl leaves one man fighting for his life

Posted: Updated:

Great Falls, MT - A Great Falls man was charged with aggravated assault after he admitted to police that he repeatedly punched, elbowed, and kneed an unconscious man in the face, leaving him with a brain injury and fighting for his life.

Yesterday morning, GFPD went to a house after  they received a call about an unconscious man who had been in a fight with another man. When the officers arrived, emergency medical personnel were working on a man who appeared to be in serious distress.

According to the police report, officers spoke with a man living at the house, who identified himself as Darionn Douglas. GFPD noted Douglas appeared to have been in a fight, having an injured nose and a chipped left front tooth. 

Douglas told officers that he and the other man had been drinking. They ended up having a verbal argument and they challenged each other to a fight. According to Douglas's interview with police, the victim hit Douglas first, breaking his nose and tooth. Douglas then told officers he kicked the other man in the face, knocking him unconscious. Officers say he admitted he repeatedly punched, elbowed, and kneed the man in the face after he was already unconscious.

The police report states Benefis medical staff informed officers that the victim's condition was dire, with a serious, debilitating brain injury. Medical staff said there is a chance the man won't survive.

According to police, Douglas's actions were not taken in self-defense and he caused serious bodily injury to an unconscious person.

Darionn Douglas was convicted of partner assault in 2009 that was deferred and dismissed.

Douglas is being charged with one count of Aggravated Assault, a felony.

The State has requested bond be set at $75,000. 

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • One man facing charge of Incest

    One man facing charge of Incest

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:07 PM EST2017-11-23 02:07:05 GMT
    Matthew Wade FarrarMatthew Wade Farrar

    Man charged with Incest makes his initial court appearance. 

    Man charged with Incest makes his initial court appearance. 

  • Investigation continues in child abuse case against Brill

    Investigation continues in child abuse case against Brill

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 11:46 PM EST2017-11-23 04:46:08 GMT

    A case continues to develop against a Great Falls woman accused of assault on a minor (solicitation). Attorneys have filed a motion and order for “leave to file information direct” in the case against Hope Brill. 

    A case continues to develop against a Great Falls woman accused of assault on a minor (solicitation). Attorneys have filed a motion and order for “leave to file information direct” in the case against Hope Brill. 

  • Charging documents: Man arrested after leading GFPD on chase

    Charging documents: Man arrested after leading GFPD on chase

    Monday, November 20 2017 8:04 PM EST2017-11-21 01:04:57 GMT

    One man is facing eight charges after allegedly leading police on a chase through Great Falls.

    One man is facing eight charges after allegedly leading police on a chase through Great Falls.

  • Man arrested for theft in Great Falls

    Man arrested for theft in Great Falls

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 6:17 PM EST2017-11-22 23:17:49 GMT

    Great Falls, MT - On November 21st, officers were dispatched to the Rescue Mission on a report of suspicious activity. A man informed officers he had discovered a gate was open in an alley and a welder's cart was outside the gate that was dragged from inside the fenced area. Officers then made contact with another man who was in the process of moving out of the building. This man said the cart should have been inside and it contained an oxygen tank, an acetylene tank, hoses, and...

    Great Falls, MT - On November 21st, officers were dispatched to the Rescue Mission on a report of suspicious activity. A man informed officers he had discovered a gate was open in an alley and a welder's cart was outside the gate that was dragged from inside the fenced area. Officers then made contact with another man who was in the process of moving out of the building. This man said the cart should have been inside and it contained an oxygen tank, an acetylene tank, hoses, and...

  • Hotel Arvon and Triple Creek Ranch win luxury hotel awards

    Hotel Arvon and Triple Creek Ranch win luxury hotel awards

    Monday, November 20 2017 4:08 PM EST2017-11-20 21:08:49 GMT

    Two Montana hotels are standing out among the rest after a prestigious travel magazine caught their eye. the triple creek ranch in Darby  was just named one of the best luxury hotels in North and South America. When you think of luxury award winning hotels you might not think of Montana,   but in Great Falls the Hotel Arvon is here to break that stereotype. The luxury travel guide just named the hotel one of the 5 most luxurious boutique hotels in North and South Ame...

    Two Montana hotels are standing out among the rest after a prestigious travel magazine caught their eye. the triple creek ranch in Darby  was just named one of the best luxury hotels in North and South America. When you think of luxury award winning hotels you might not think of Montana,   but in Great Falls the Hotel Arvon is here to break that stereotype. The luxury travel guide just named the hotel one of the 5 most luxurious boutique hotels in North and South Ame...

Powered by Frankly
Copyright - All content © 2001 - 2017. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.