MPD: 17-year-old beat victim to unconsciousness in State Street fight

Madison police squad car

MADISON, Wis. — Police arrested a 17-year-old early Saturday morning after he allegedly beat someone until they lost consciousness after an argument downtown.

Officers responded to the 400 block of State Street around 2 a.m. after getting a report of a fight.

According to an incident report, the fight broke out after the suspect and victim got into an argument. Police said the argument got physical when the suspect began hitting the victim several times in the head.

The victim was ultimately taken to a local hospital.

The suspect, 17-year-old Emilio Granja, was booked into the Dane County jail on tentative charges of substantial battery and disorderly conduct.