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Mugshot: Man attacked roommate with cat?

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  • John Welsh, 42, allegedly threw a cat at his roommate
  • The cat scratched the roommate's arm and Welsh then allegedly punched him several times
John Welsh allegedly threw a cat at his roommate during a fight.

An Indianapolis man is accused of throwing a cat at his roommate during a fight in their home earlier this week.

Police say John Welsh, 42, allegedly approached his roommate in the living room and tried to start a fight. The roommate told police Welsh threw the cat at him and then punched him in the thigh several times, according to WISH.

The Indianapolis Star reported that Welsh appeared to be drunk and allegedly told police, "That's just what we do. We beat each other up."

Welsh remains in custody at Marion County Jail on a charge of battery with injury.

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