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One person in critical condition after altercation in Johnson City

Lloyd Yonce (Washington County Detention Center)

One person is in critical condition after an assault in downtown Johnson City early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to Tipton Street downtown around 2:48 Saturday morning and found a man lying in the roadway.

Witness said the victim had been involved in a fight, where he was knocked out by a punch to the face.

Johnson City Police said 22-year-old Lloyd Alexander Yonce admitted he hit the victim one time, knocking him to the ground.

Police said the victim suffered significant brain trauma. He was taken to Johnson City Medical Center, and at last check was in critical condition.

Yonce was arrested and charged with one count of Aggravated Assault.

He was transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is currently held in lieu of a $50,000.00 bond.

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