Man knocked unconscious in downtown parking garage, police say

Madison police squad car

A man was knocked unconscious when he was hit in the face with a plastic bottle in a State Street parking garage downtown Saturday afternoon, Madison police said.

The 22-year-old man was trying to get out of a car in the State Street Campus parking garage at 430 N. Frances St. around 4:10 p.m. when the incident happened, according to a release.

The 22-year-old said someone in the car he was in honked at some people who were inside the ramp, officials said. The 22-year-old believes the honk may have spurred the violence.