15-year-old umpire at Show-Me games assaulted

An angry fan was arrested for assaulting a 15-year-old volunteer umpire at a weekend baseball game which was part of the Show-Me State Games

A 15-year-old volunteer umpire at the Show-Me State Games in Columbia was assaulted over the weekend by a fan at an eight-and-under baseball game.

According to Columbia Police, the incident took place in a parking lot behind the black and gold fields at Cosmo Park. Police say after the game, a 36-year-old fan encountered the umpire in the parking lot and assaulted him.

The suspect was arrested for third-degree assault and released on a signature summons.