From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
TUSCALOOSA — The charge against a man police say threw a fatal punch at a Tuscaloosa bar has been upgraded to manslaughter.
Ryan Gunning, 23, was originally charged with third-degree assault, according to WIAT. That charge has now been upgraded to manslaughter after the victim died due to a brain injury.
The victim, 26-year-old Brentson Skidmore, was knocked unconscious outside the Filling Station in Temerson Square in the early morning hours of Aug. 31. Skidmore died less than two weeks later.