Madisonville Police: New details lead to 2 more charged in alleged fight filmed in Facebook video

Police say they determined everyone involved planned on meeting up to fight

Madisonville Police: New details lead to 2 more charged in alleged fight filmed in Facebook video

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (WFIE) - Madisonville Police say they’ve charged two more in an alleged fight that had been widely circulated in a video on Facebook.

The video appears to show a group of individuals kicking another person who is laying on the ground beside a truck.

When officers arrived on scene, they say they found 19-year-old Triston Short injured from the incident. Short was taken to the hospital and was flown by helicopter to another medical facility for his injuries.

Authorities say he was treated and released with minor injuries.

After reviewing the Facebook video and conducting interviews, officers say they found and charged 20-year-old Edward Brown with second-degree assault.

Madisonville Police: 2 charged after reported assault filmed in Facebook video
Madisonville Police: 2 charged after reported assault filmed in Facebook video

Officers say they also charged a juvenile with a second-degree disorderly conduct charge in connection to the incident.

After further investigation, investigators say they determined everyone involved planned on meeting up at the Dollar Tree on Madison Square Drive to fight each other.

Based on the new information and conducted interviews, detectives say they also charged 21-year-old Ricky Horton with fourth-degree assault as well as Triston Short, who faces a second-degree disorderly conduct charge.

Madisonville Police Department says that everyone in the video has been identified and detectives are still in the process of locating everyone involved.

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