May 15, 2013, 6:54 PM EST
According to the Providence Journal an arrest has been made in the assault case involving Brown sophomore guard Joseph Sharkey. Sharkey was involved in a physical altercation that resulted in him being hospitalized (at last report he was in critical condition).
Authorities apprehended Tory Lussier in Vernon, Conn. on Wednesday. Currently being held as a fugitive, Lussier is awaiting extradition back to Providence according to Providence PD Deputy Chief Thomas F. Oates III.
This is not Lussier’s first brush with the law according to Amanda Milkovits of the Providence Journal:
Ct. man accused in assault on Brown player was arrested in Sept in road-rage incident, re: Vernon Patch. Brown's Sharkey still hospitalized—
Amanda Milkovits (@AmandaMilkovits) May 15, 2013
There have been no reports as to why the altercation early Sunday morning took place, and the case remains under investigation.
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