MCSO: Person hit with baseball bat in Mesa

Posted at 11:53 AM, May 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-16 16:32:53-04

Officials are investigating after an apparent drug deal turned violent in Mesa.

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened around 11 a.m. near Ellsworth Road and Southern Avenue.

According to MCSO, they received reports of someone chasing a person with baseball bat. The person being chased was hit several times.

MCSO said the situation involved a person demanding money for drugs.