Continuous News

Jul 14, 2014 1:14 PM

Batter Hit by Pitch, Hooks Fan Runs on Field to Retaliate

CORPUS CHRISTI - A Hooks fan is accused of trying to punch the visiting team pitcher last night at Whataburger Field.

The game between the Corpus Christi Hooks and the Midland Rockhounds was in the bottom of the 5th when a Hooks batter was hit in the leg with a pitch.

Witnesses say 35-year-old Nikolas Swope ran onto the diamond ready to punch the pitcher. Instead, another player knocked Swope to the gorund. Several other players then surrounded Swope until umpires escorted him off the field.

He's now facing a charge of criminal trespassing and is accused of threatening assault. Police say Swope was under the influence of alcohol.

Video uploaded to Youtube by Jeremy Barfield:


Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Submit News

Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.

Most Popular

KRISTV.COM is Social!

Click the icons above to receive News, Weather, and Sports alerts from KRISTV.COM!


Contact Us
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Photo Central
Look at photos and videos and share them!
KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get on your mobile or PDA!
KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
Texas Lottery
See the latest winning numbers!
6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more