Investigators say Reginald Pearce and the victim, a 51 year old male, were involved in a physical altercation prior to officers arriving. At some point during that altercation, Pearce acquired an aluminum level and struck the victim multiple times, causing severe injuries to that individual.
Pearce was taken into custody at the scene and has now been charged with second degree assault.
Reginald Desmond Pearce, black male, 40 years of age, of Meharis Circle was arrested and charged with second degree Assault. A bond amount has not been determined. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.