Police assist victim of chest wound after fight in Broadway bar

Sunday, October 12, 2008 | 10:01 a.m. CDT; updated 5:18 p.m. CDT, Sunday, October 12, 2008

COLUMBIA —While on a foot patrol near Broadway and Hitt Street around 1 a.m. Sunday, Columbia police officers noticed two people being removed from 1025 E. Broadway, the building that houses Generic night club and Penguin Piano Bar, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department. The subjects had been involved in a fight inside the building, the release said.

The officers intervened, the release said, and discovered one man had a chest wound. Police are unsure what weapon was used in the assault.

The victim, a Columbia resident, was transported to the hospital to treat his injuries, the release said.

The man was uncooperative with investigating officers. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to submit it to the CrimeStoppers Web site,

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