Sun Prairie man charged after allegedly starting fight

Police: Victim said it was a random act

Published On: Dec 24 2013 12:06:28 PM CST   Updated On: Oct 25 2013 05:00:00 PM CDT
MADISON, Wis. -

A Sun Prairie man is being charged after allegedly starting a fight outside a downtown bar early Wednesday morning.

According to a report from Madison police, Mitchell L. McGann, 27, was arrested after punching a 22-year-old man in the eye twice in the 500 block of State Street.

The victim said the attack was random and McGann punched him in the eye "for no reason."

According to the report, officers caught McGann as he was leaving a restaurant. He was taken into custody. McGann said he had perceived some inappropriate exchange with the victim was the reason for the attack.

He was taken into custody and is being charged with disorderly conduct, battery and probation violation.