Man stabbed, singer accosted a Hogrock

By Heartland News

HARDIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - A man is recovering in the hospital tonight after being attacked at the Hogrock festival in Hardin county.

According to the Hardin County Sheriff, his deputies got a call about a man being stabbed in the stomach.

Sheriff Tom Seiner says when they went to the ground where the event was taking place the crowd started swearing at them and started to get violent.

Sheriff Seiner says when they finally got to the victim, they took him to the helicopter pad and he was air lifted to St Mary's hospital in Evansville.

The victim is in the Intensive Care Unit in Stable Condition.

Deputies took the suspect into custody.  He's being charged with aggravated Battery and being held on $25,000 bond.

Also during the event, Sheriff Seiner says Reality Television star Tila Tequila was accosted at Hogrock.

Seiner says when Tequila took the stage to start singing the crowd started throwing feces from the portable toilets at her.   Sheriff Seiner says they also threw balloon fulls of urine and bottles at her.

She suffered scrapes and bruises but was not seriously hurt.

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