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2 arrested for Church Street assault

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Two men face aggravated assault charges following an incident on Church Street early Sunday morning.

Police say it happened around 2:00 a.m. When officers arrived, they found one person unconscious on the ground and two people restrained by witnesses.

Police say 21-year-olds Gordon Horner of Johnson and Dominic Lewis of Winooski were tackled to the ground to keep them from stomping on the victim’s head. Police are saying it was a random encounter and that the suspects and the victim do not know each other.

The victim is currently in critical condition at the UVM Medical Center.

Horner and Lewis were arrested and brought to the Northwest Correctional Facility.

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