Man hospitalized with skull fracture after fight in Old Town

Handcuffs (KSN File Photo)
Handcuffs (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – A 21-year-old man is in the hospital after an altercation in Old Town early Saturday morning.

Wichita police arrested a 42-year-old man for aggravated battery after he allegedly placed a victim in a choke hold and repeatedly hit him over the head.

It happened in the 800 block of East 2nd Street around 12:30 Saturday morning.

The victim was taken to Via Christi St. Francis.

Wichita police say he suffered a skull fracture and a brain bleed.

He is now in serious condition.

Police are investigating what started the fight. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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