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Seventeen-year-old found guilty of attempted murder

Published 10:37am Thursday, May 16, 2013

A 17-year-old has been found guilty of attempted murder for an incident in which he assaulted an individual with a baseball bat.

Attempted murder is a Class B felony.

Zachery Michael Pike was convicted April 10 by a jury and his sentencing hearing has been set for May 31.

As previously reported in The Outlook, police responded to the 300 block of Oak Hill Drive July 31 around noon. According to police, a juvenile had assaulted a 24-year-old.

The victim was initially listed in critical condition following the altercation.

Pike, who was living at the residence where the incident occurred, was taken into custody.

At the time the altercation occurred, Pike was 16, but the decision was made to try Pike as an adult during trial.