Update on Dillon Swaggerty

Georgia State baseball player junior Dillon Swaggerty was attacked at Kramer’s in Buckhead on Oct. 10.

Swaggerty and his dancing partner were surrounded by a group of men and shoved to the ground and held down as they punched and kicked him, Swaggerty’s mother Tammy Swaggerty told Channel 2’s Wendy Corona.

Swaggerty received multiple head injuries and was hospitalized in the intensive care unit after the attack, according to WSB-TV. Swaggerty has since been released from the hospital but a time table for his return to the baseball field is unknown, but the main thing concern now is for Swaggerty’s health.

“We are focused on Dillon’s health, which we are monitoring daily, and we look forward to his return,” Georgia State head coach Greg Frady said via email.

Swaggerty is a redshirt junior transfer from Georgia Highlands College and a Marietta native where he attended The Walker School.

Swaggerty was potentially going to be in contention to become part of the Panthers’ weekend rotation that lost Nathan Bates and Kenny Anderson.

There have not been arrests made as yet according to WSB-TV, and information regarding the where the investigation is unknown.