Police: Man arrested after biting part of his roommate's ear off - KPTV - FOX 12

Police: Man arrested after biting part of his roommate's ear off

Posted: Updated: Aug 26, 2015 12:52 PM
PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

A Portland man was arrested Tuesday after police say he got into a fight with his roommate and bit part of his ear off.

Police say Zachary Joiner, 24, and his roommate got into a fight at a party.

Joiner told police that his roommate punched and choked him.

Joiner also told police he pulled his roommate's head down and “bit his year off.”

Officers did find a piece of ear on the ground.

Joiner is in a local detention center facing a charge of second degree assault.

Court documents say the two roommates had been friends since high school.

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