Man Hospitalized after Grad Party Fight

By KBJR News 1

May 27, 2012 Updated May 29, 2012 at 11:17 AM CDT

New Independence TWSP, MN (Northland's NewsCenter)---A 21-year-old Duluth man was hospitalized after he was assaulted by a large group of people Saturday night.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Department is investigating the incident that took place on Erickson Road and McKay Road in Kelsey Township, near Independence Township, around 11:00 Saturday night.

Authorities say the incident took place in a gravel pit in conjunction with a private Proctor High School Graduation Party.

Officials say underage drinking was taking place at the party during the time of the assault.

The victim was treated and released from the hospital.

Two people were arrested in regards to the assault and were lodged at the St Louis County Jail.

A Facebook page has been created in support of the assault victim.