Man struck with baseball bat in City Heights

A man was hit over the head with a baseball bat late Monday night by another man who was allegedly attempting to stop an assault by the injured man on his girlfriend in City Heights.

The 18-year-old was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with the woman near Dwight Street and Fairmount Avenue between 9 and 10 p.m., according to police.

The bystander allegedly intervened in the altercation, and struck the assailant with the bat.

The injured man was hospitalized with a life-threatening head injury. No other injuries from the incident were reported.

The man who swung the bat was questioned by police but no arrests were made.

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