CASS COUNTY , Mo – A Harrisonville man is facing an assault charge after an altercation on Friday, September 20.

According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, Kenneth Stearns, 52, assaulted a victim at a residence in Harrisonville around 4 a.m. Friday, September 20. Stearns reportedly tased the victim and kicked him, sending the victim to the St. Joseph Hospital in critical condition with multiple fractures to the face and a brain bleed.

Stearns is facing Felony 1st Degree Assault and Armed Criminal Action.