Watertown man accused of hitting two men with metal baseball bat

WATERTOWN, NY —  Derrick T. Lilly, 25, of 232 W. Main St., Apt. 13, Watertown, was charged by Watertown police at 4:21 p.m. Saturday, June 28, at 232 W. Main St. with two felony counts of second-degree assault, two felony counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and a single felony count of third-degree criminal mischief.

Mr. Lily is accused of striking Joseph J. Wilson in his head with a metal baseball bat in the parking lot at 232 W. Main St., at about 4:13 p.m. Saturday, according to court documents.

He is additionally accused of striking Devon J. Wilson on his left calf and right ankle with the bat during the same incident, police said.

Mr. Lily allegedly caused over $250 in damage inside 232 W. Main St., Apt. 13, when he struck a gas range and several walls with a metal baseball bat, police said.

He was being held at the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building pending arraignment.