PARKERSBURG - Eric Jason McCumbers, 40, who police said is homeless, was arrested about 2 p.m. Wednesday on charges of felony malicious wounding.
According to a criminal complaint filed in Wood County Magistrate Court, the suspect allegedly got into a physical altercation with another man, striking the victim and causing severe injuries.
David Allen Sayers, 47, also listed as homeless, was found Wednesday just before 10 a.m. near the train tracks in the 500 block of Camden Street, off Staunton Avenue, seriously injured with blood coming from his nose, mouth and ears, city police said.
Sayers was discovered after a witness called 911. He was transported to Camden Clark Medical Center.
McCumbers was arraigned in Wood County Magistrate Court Wednesday afternoon and was being held on a $10,000 bond.
He is set to be transported to the North Central Regional Jail.
If convicted, police said, he could face two to 10 years in prison.
Officials said the victim was flown to a Morgantown hospital by a medical helicopter; his medical status was unknown Wednesday.