NEW MADRID - An investigation to an assault which hospitalized one and injured two others is under way.
New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens said officers from his department were notified of the assault Sunday evening. The assault occurred at an area known as "Scoop's Beach," which is located along the Mississippi River, south of the St. Jude's Industrial Park.
According to Stevens, one person was taken to Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau with head trauma. Two others also sought treatment for injuries.
The sheriff did not release the names of those injured, noting the investigation was continuing into the assault.