Marion County man severely injured in fight

WALTHALL COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A Marion County man suffered severe injuries when he was beaten last Saturday night during a fight.

The party was held on a property in Walthal County. Authorities say Jonathon Gibson, 21, of Foxworth was involved in a fight with four or more individuals. Gibson suffered facial injuries, scrapes and cuts to the head, lost or broken teeth, and bruises to the body.

No arrests have been made in the incident. Walthal County investigators have interviewed several witnesses, but they have no leads. Those involved in the beating are facing simple assault charges as there were no weapons involved. Other charges could be added as the investigation continues. Authorities would not confirm the reason for the fight.

Anyone who may have witnessed the fight are asked to contact the Walthal County Sheriff's Department at 601-876-3481.