CHICO, Calif. -

An assault outside a Chico bar has landed one man in jail and another man in the hospital.

Just after 2:30 a.m. Chico Police were called to the 100 block of East 2nd Street for a fight outside University Bar.

The 28-year-old victim was found lying on the ground suffering from a head wound.  Police said he was fading in and out of consciousness.

Witnesses said a man had hit the victim repeatedly with a guitar.  They identified the suspect and police arrested Jacob Miller, 21, a transient.

The motive for the assault is still under investigation. Anyone
with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Chico Police at 897-4900.