Man's skull fractured by pool cue in bar fight
Fight in Costa Mesa ends with man hospitalized with bleeding in his brain
COSTA MESA – A 42-year-old Costa Mesa man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, after a game of pool ended with a man going to the hospital with a skull fracture and bleeding in his brain.
William Marsh was arrested at Tony's Place at 2054 Newport Blvd. in Costa Mesa after a disagreement over a game of pool around 10:15 p.m., said Costa Mesa police Sgt. Bryan Wadkins.
Marsh is suspected of hitting Christopher Colbert, 49, of Costa Mesa, in the head with a pool cue.
Marsh was arrested at the scene, Wadkins said.
Other patrons overheard the fight but did not see it, Wadkins said.