Student arrested in AU fraternity fight

By: AUBURN, Ala. (AP)
By: AUBURN, Ala. (AP)

An Auburn University student accused of injuring a fellow student at a fraternity party turned himself in to police and was released on bond.

Auburn assistant police chief Tommy Dawson said 19-year-old Zachary James Quillen was charged with second-degree assault on Monday.

Quillen is accused of striking 18-year-old Taylor Jones of Montgomery at a party at the Sigmon Phi Epsilon fraternity house on Jan. 11.

Taylor spent nearly two weeks in a Columbus, Ga., hospital recovering from a head injury.

Quillen posted a $5,000 bond and was released from custody. Its unclear he has retained an attorney.

Dawson said its likely the case will be presented to a grand jury.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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