Grand Island man gets prison for bar fight

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GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) - A Grand Island man is getting prison time for his part in an April bar fight.

Joshua Thulin was convicted of second degree assault for his part in an April fight near the Infuse bar in downtown Grand Island. He was also convicted of assault on a peace officer after punching a Hall county corrections officer in September.

Grand Island Police said Thulin, 28, and and his brother Joseph Thulin, 30, assaulted Malachi Martinez, 23, when he reportedly walked into Infuse Bar April 9 with a gun in his waistband.

Joshua Thulin reportedly took Martinez's gun while Joseph Thulin hit him with a bottle and pool ball.

Joshua Thulin Wednesday was sentenced to at least ten years in prison for those crimes as well as three felonies going back to 2015, including assault on a pregnant woman.

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