Medal of Honor recipient assaulted - News, Weather & Sports

Medal of Honor recipient assaulted

Sgt. Dakota Meyer Sgt. Dakota Meyer

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) - A man who survived the war in Afghanistan and was awarded a Medal of Honor was injured in an assault.

Kentucky Marine and Green County native Sergeant Dakota Meyer was treated at a hospital Sunday and reportedly needed staples in his head from cuts he obtained during the assault.

According to WLEX, the attack happened at a party of mostly Lindsey Wilson College students Meyer was attending with his brother.

State police said they have a suspect and expect to make an arrest soon.

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