The victim of a brutal assault is now facing charges after police discovered he had assaulted his girlfriend prior to being attacked.
Police say a group of men ganged up on Josh Williams and assaulted him in the parking lot of an apartment complex on the 1500 block of South Chelton. Williams was transported to Memorial Hospital for serious injuries. One suspect, Ricardo Fagins, was located and charged with second-degree assault.
During the course of the investigation, police learned that Williams had assaulted his live-in girl prior to being assaulted himself. It's unknown at this time if the two assaults are connected. Williams was charged with domestic violence assault and booked in jail.