BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — A father who was injuried in a family brawl on New Year's Day has passed away.
Baton Rogue Police say Michael Taylor Sr (53) died from injuries he sustained from being hit with a blunt object.
Police had been looking for the man who hit Taylor during the riot, until his son Michael Taylor Jr (30) turned himself in on January 8.
Taylor Jr has been charged with Attempt 2nd Degree Murder, Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Aggravated Assault, Rioting,and Illegal Discharge of a Firearm.
Taylor Jr was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
The brawl on New Year's Day involved six family members and resulted in the arrests of mother Kimberly Dean, and her two sons James and Devin Dean.
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