Monday, April 22, 2013

Virginia Tech RB Michael holmes arrested on charges of malicious wounding, simple assault.

Michael Holmes' mugshot.

Virginia Tech running back Michael Holmes was arrested on Sunday on charges of malicious wounding and simple assault during a fight.

"A press release issued Sunday night said officers responded to the 200 block of College Ave. for a fight in progress at 1:50 a.m. Sunday.

As a result of the investigation, Holmes, 19, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding, a Class 3 felony in Virginia, and two counts of assault and battery, which are Class 1 misdemeanors.

The release said one victim was transported to LewisGale Medical Center for treatment of an unspecified injury. Two other victims were treated at the scene. The names of the victims were not released."

Malicious wounding is defined  in Virginia as  an act where the suspect tries to "“maliciously shoot, stab, cut, or wound any person or by any means cause him bodily injury, with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable, or kill.”

Holmes has been suspended indefinitely from the Virginia Tech football program.

(via The Roanoke Times