PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) -- The second subject arrested in the Thayer Street assault that left a Brown University basketball player in the hospital with critical injuries was back in court on Wednesday.
Dylan James Ingham, 22, of New York, was originally charged with one count of disorderly conduct. That charge was dismissed on Wednesday, as the city will retry Ingham with an upgraded charge of felony assault.
Police suspect that Ingham was involved in a Providence assault in which Joseph Sharkey, 21, was severely beaten and hospitalized with brain damage. Investigators say that early on Sunday morning, Ingham was hanging out with the Brown University Basketball player when a verbal fight broke out between Ingham and two other men identified as Joseph Ryan and Joseph Parrish.
Police said the fight then escalated between the three men and Ryan told police that he was 'sucker punched'. The fight continued when Tory Lussier arrived, and that's when he reportedly punched Sharkey.
At lest check, he was still in critical condition.
Lussier was also charged with felony assault.
Ingham is a student at Brown University, and he is a member of both the football and wrestling teams. He and Sharkey were brothers in the same fraternity, Theta Delta Chi.
His specific involvement in the incident was not disclosed; however, Sharkey is not considered an alleged victim of Ingham.
Ingham is due back in court in July.
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