WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ)– Carroll County Sheriff’s deputies make an arrest in an assault.
It started Tuesday night in the 1000-block of Meadow Branch Road.
Deputies arrived on the scene and found a 27-year-old Westminster man with wounds to the head.
Officials say an investigation revealed Ryan Younker, 24, had struck the victim several times with a 2×4 causing serious head trauma.
The victim was taken to Shock Trauma where he underwent emergency surgery. He’s listed in critical condition.
Younker is charged with first-degree assault, reckless endangerment and carrying a deadly weapon with intent to injure.
Younker is currently being held on $250,000 bail.
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