Man Fighting For Life After Assault

A man is fighting for his life after he was hurt during a fight.

It happened late Monday night on Hamilton Road in the Gates community of Rowan County.

State police say Michael Sparks, who is from Ohio, approached Eddie J. Robinson outside his mobile home and started punching him.

Police say Robinson was knocked unconscious after several hits.

Police say Sparks left the scene but later returned and was taken into custody.

He's charged with Assault 1st and he's being held in the Rowan County Detention Center.

Robinson was taken to a local hospital and then airlifted to UK Hospital. He's listed in critical condition.

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