Suspect arrested after supervisor at St. Matthews-area business attacked

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville man is charged with first-degree assault after police say he punched his former supervisor in the face, causing serious injuries.

According to an arrest warrant, the incident took place on June 21 at an undisclosed business in the St. Matthews area.

Police say 31-year-old D'Angelo Scott, an employee of the business, was arguing with his supervisor, the victim. According to the warrant, Scott's supervisor had concerns about his work ethic.

Scott's supervisor ultimately fired him, and told him to leave the premises, according to police. Police say that as Scott left, a witness heard him threaten to come back with his gun.

A short time later, police say Scott came back to the business, and saw that he had "a straight shot" at the victim. That's when he allegedly ran towards his former supervisor, jumped into the air and punched him. According to the arrest warrant, the man was immediately knocked unconscious, fell to the ground and hit his head.

Scott ran away.

Police say the victim was taken to University Hospital, where it was determined that he suffered a brain bleed, vomiting, short term memory loss and a concussion.

"Doctors have stated that [the] victim's memory loss could become permanent and doctors are unsure of his prognosis at this time," the arrest warrant states.

The warrant for Scott's arrest was issued June 22, and he was served on June 26. He's charged with first-degree assault.

Scott is currently being held in Louisville Metro Corrections.

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