MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A man is in critical condition after a fight broke out at a Perkins restaurant in Hastings, Minn., according to authorities.
Police say officers responded to the Perkins at 1206 Vermillion St. around 3:04 a.m. Friday on a disturbance call. As officers approached the scene, they were told the fight moved outside to the north parking lot.READ MORE: Minnesota Judge Among Possible Top Supreme Court Contenders
Authorities found a male victim on the ground and unresponsive. Paramedics provided first aid and the victim was immediately transported to United Hospital in St. Paul.
He remains in critical condition.READ MORE: Liddell Leads Buckeyes Past Gophers, 75-64
Police say a suspect was identified at the scene and arrested. He has been identified as 27-year-old James Nathan Phenix, of West Plains, MO.
He was booked into the Dakota County Jail for possible assault charges.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Weather: Friday Kicks Off Stretch Of Warmer Days
The case will be presented to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office for further review.