16-year-old dies after being struck in chest with baseball bat

A 16-year-old collapsed and died in Beit Zarzir on Wednesday after allegedly being hit in the chest with a baseball bat during a fight. The Lower Galilee resident had reportedly been playing soccer with friends when the fight broke out. The youth's father rushed him to the Gilboa MDA station, where his death was pronounced. Police apprehended the youth suspected of the assault.