Baseball bat attack


REMAINS TONIGHT.>>KEVIN RADER FROM THE STATEHOUSE TONIGHT, THANK YOU.>>>ALSO TONIGHT, WE HAVE NEW DETAILS TONIGHT ABOUT A BRUTAL ATTACK INVOLVING BASEBALL BATS THAT SENT A BABY GIRL AND A BABY BOY TO THE HOSPITAL. ONE OF THOSE BABIES WAS KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS. THE SURPRISE ATTACK HAPPENED AT THE TWIN HILLS APARTMENTS ON INDY’S EAST SIDE NEAR 34TH AND KEYSTONE. THAT’S WHERE ONE OF THE VICTIMS TALKED WITH OUR CRIME BEAT REPORTER STEVE JEFFERSON ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED.>>Reporter: ON THE WAY HERE TO TWIN HILL APARTMENTS POLICE LEARNED THEY WERE COMING TO A HOME INVASION AND THAT’S WHEN FOUND THOSE TWO BABIES INJURED, CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE OF A BIG FIGHT. THIS IS 2-1/2-MONTH-OLD TRAVONN CRAIG WHO SPENT HOURS IN SURGERY AFTER BEING STRUCK WITH A BASEBALL BAT MONDAY NIGHT. IT HAPPENED INSIDE AN APARTMENT WHEN THREE WOMEN WEARING MASKS AND TWO MEN CARRYING GUNS RUSHED IN. TRAVONN IS ONE OF THE BABIES INJURED ALONG WITH THREE ADULTS INCLUDING HIS UNCLE LARRY DUERSON.>>THEY KICKED THE DOOR IN. THEY COME IN AND START PISTOL WHIPPING PEOPLE, EVERYBODY THAT WAS IN THE HOUSE, AND HIT US WITH BATS AND STUFF. THEY KNOCKED MY TEETH OUT AND MESSED UP MY RIGHT EYE.>>Reporter: THE OTHER INJURED BABY IS LARRY’S DAUGHTER, LANAYA, JUST NINE MONTHS OLD. PARAMEDICS RUSHED HER TO THE HOSPITAL TOO AFTER SOMEONE PUNCHED HER IN THE FACE WITH THEIR FIST. HERE’S WHY POLICE BELIEVE THE VICTIMS KNOW THEIR ATTACKERS.>>IT APPEARS THAT IT MAY BE A FAMILY DISPUTE OR SOME SORT OF SITUATION ALONG THOSE LINES.>>THEY NEVER MENTIONED THE GUN BUT THAT’S THE FIRST THING THAT GOT PULLED OUT ONCE THE TWO GUYS KICKED THE DOOR IN.>>Reporter: THE AUNT OF THE INJURED BABIES GOT WORD OF THE ATTACK AND RUSHED TO TWIN HILLS. JUST LIKE LARRY, SHE CAN’T UNDERSTAND HURTING INNOCENT BABIES.>>YOU SHOULD NEVER HIT A CHILD. AL I DON’T CARE IF YOU HAVE TO SWEEP THE CHILD TO THE BACK TO PUNCH SOMEONE GET THE KID OUT OF THE WAY AT LEAST.>>I FEEL LIKE THEY SHOULD

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