Bail set for $100K in Missoula baseball bat attack

Posted at 5:07 PM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-19 19:07:15-04

MISSOULA – The man who allegedly struck a well-known Missoula Special Olympian in the head with a baseball bat appeared in court Tuesday.

Paul Ekstedt is being charged with assault with a weapon for the incident involving Gary Fuller.

Ekstedt could face up to 20 years in prison for the offense. His bail has been set at $100,000 and he is ordered to make no contact with any witnesses.

Ekstedt’s preliminary hearing is set for July 3.

Fuller remains hospitalized in critical condition.