Three Fairfield University students are facing charges after a large fight broke out in a dorm early Sunday.
Brothers Francis McGoldrick, 20, and Liam McGoldrick, 22, of Garden City, were both charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct on Sept. 22 at approximately 2:26 a.m.
Liam McGoldrick was also charged with second-degree criminal mischief and possession of a dangerous weapon. A third student, James McGlew, 20, of Briarcliff Manor, was charged with disorderly conduct.
According to police, a large verbal argument allegedly initiated by Francis and Liam McGoldrick escalated to a physical alteration in Dolan Hall. One victim was transported to a local hospital and walls and doors were damaged as a result of the fight.
Francis and Liam McGoldrick were allegedly yelling names at other students and threatening people living in the dorm, police said. Liam McGoldrick was in possession of a baton during the fight, according to police.
Liam McGoldrick was released on $2,500 bond, Francis McGoldrick was released on $500 bond and James McGlew was released on $250 bond. All three individuals are scheduled to appear at Bridgeport Superior court on Oct. 3.