A 24 year old Westminster man is being held on $250,000 bail after he was arrested Thursday by Carroll County Sheriff's Deputies for assaulting a 27 year old man.
Ryan Younker hit the victim several times in the head Tuesday night, with a 2x4, causing serious head trauma, authorities said. The victim was transported to Shock Trauma, in Baltimore, where he underwent emergency surgery, and is currently listed in critical condition.
Younker is charged with 1st degree assault, reckless endangerment, and carrying a deadly weapon with intent to injure.
The incident happened in the 1000 block of Meadow Branch Road.