Man facing potential battery charge tied to fight outside of eastside bar

Madison police squad door

MADISON, Wis. — One man is facing a possible substantial battery charge for his alleged involvement in a fight outside of a Madison bar.

Police said 39-year-old James R. Krogman turned himself in to police Wednesday morning.

A 62-year-old man suffered a serious head injury while trying to break up the fight around 2 a.m. outside of Players Sports Bar on the east side. Police said they found the victim unconscious when they initially responded to the scene.

Police did not share any other details about the tentative charges against Krogman.