Arrests Made in Obion County Bar Fight Death

OBION COUNTY, Tenn. -- An Obion County man is dead after a bar fight, Saturday night at Hobbies’ 22 Club located at 1628 West Highway 22, between Union City and Reelfoot lake.

David Thomas McBride, 55, of Union City, died Saturday night from blunt trauma received to the head, after a fight broke out between several people at Hobies’ 22 club.

The fight started inside the bar around 11:00pm Saturday and escalated into the parking lot of the bar. As the fight progressed several of the bar patrons became involved in the confrontation outside.

McBride was standing outside watching the fight and later became involved. He was flipped during the confrontation and received a head injury.

Derek Kirk Jones, 34, of Dyersburg has been charged with Reckless Homicide and Joseph Wayne Rogers, 27, of Dyersburg has been charged with Reckless Endangerment.

Both men are incarcerated in the Obion County Jail and will appear in General Sessions Court on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. for arraignment.

McBride was transported by ambulance to Baptist Memorial Hospital, Union City were he was pronounced dead.


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