UPDATE: Investigators said the victim in this case was headed home on the trail when he encountered the suspect. They believe that words were exchanged between the two but add that they are still actively investigating the case. All involved have been identified, according to police.
Here’s the version of events just released by the Danville police department:
A weekend fight in the parking lot of San Ramon Valley High School adjacent to the Iron Horse Trail resulted in a Danville man being hospitalized and a juvenile facing charges in the incident.
Police Chief Steve Simpkins said officers were dispatched at 11:49 p.m., Saturday, September 19, 2015 to the rear parking lot of San Ramon Valley High School next to the Iron Horse Trail on a report of a fight. Officers located the victim, a 39-year-old Danville man, in the area where the fight occurred. The man had been injured in the altercation and required immediate medical care. He was transported to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, where he was treated for his injuries and later released.
During their investigation, Officers located a 16-year-old Alamo juvenile who was involved in the altercation. The juvenile was taken into custody and charged with battery causing serious bodily injury. He has since been released to his parents as is standard procedure with juvenile crimes.
The incident remains under investigation; anyone with further information on the incident is encouraged to contact Detective Sergeant Brian Sliger at (925) 314-3700 or Bsliger@danville.ca.gov.