Updated: Tuesday, December 11 2012, 04:18 PM EST
One man is in jail and another is hospitalized after a fight on Fairview Road Friday night. 50-year-old Dale Curtis of Jamestown Road in Morganton is charged with assault inflicting serious injury.
Police say the victim, 46-year-old Curtis McKinney of Hillbilly Heights in Marion, was at a friends home on Fairview Road when the fight happened.
Detectives say McKinney left his friends house around 8:30 p.m. and then assaulted Curtis, who was waiting outside.
A motive for the fight is still unclear. McKinney remains hospitalized with a fractured jaw and ribs.