Men attack pair, knock man unconscious on downtown Madison street, police say

Two men were attacked by assailants who ran off after a fight early Friday in a downtown Madison area.

Police said a 21-year-old downtown resident was knocked unconscious after being attacked outside on West Gilman Street just before 2 a.m.

He suffered head injuries, and a friend of his was also punched, according to the report.

Witnesses told police there had been an argument between the victims and two other men as they crossed paths near University Avenue. The victims were attacked, and their assailants fled as passersby called 911.