SANTA ROSA BEACH – A 25-year-old man who lost his temper in a bar was charged with aggravated battery after hitting another patron in the head with a barstool.
He was extremely intoxicated at the time, witnesses told Walton County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
The victim told deputies that the suspect was taking other people’s drinks and causing a scene. He said he approached the suspect and told him to get away from him.
That’s when the suspect grabbed the barstool and hit him in the head when he wasn’t looking, according to his arrest report.
The victim had a knot on the back of his head.
An individual in the bar photographed the victim being hit with the barstool, the report said.