Plea entered in baseball bat attack



A defendant pleaded guilty Thursday to using a baseball bat to hit a man in the head during an altercation in Pulaski in September.

Donald Gene York, 53, of Pulaski originally was charged with aggravated malicious wounding, which carried the possibility of a life sentence. However, in a plea agreement with the prosecution, the charge was reduced Thursday to a Class 3 malicious wounding, dropping the maximum possible sentence to 20 years.

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