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Man Charged In Parking Lot Assault

Posted at 6:49 AM, Sep 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-08 06:49:38-04
Vaughn Maurice Harris

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Louisville man has been charged in a brutal assault that happened nearly two weeks ago.

According to court records, 41-year-old Vaughn Maurice Harris and another man — identified as Timothy Johnson — became involved in an altercation with a third man in a liquor store parking lot on Village Drive.

Police say Johnson attacked the other man with a machete, striking his arm and knocking him to the ground.

Authorities say Harris joined the fight, punching the victim in the face and stomping on his head.

Harris has been charged with first-degree assault.