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PD: Aggravated assault in Phoenix leaves man with life-threatening injuries

Posted: 7:35 AM, Nov 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-10 10:03:32-05
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PHOENIX — A man is suffering from life-threatening injuries following an aggravated assault in a South Central Phoenix neighborhood early Sunday morning, according to Phoenix police.

According to Phoenix police, a man was transported to an area hospital after sustaining a head injury near 16th Avenue and Tonto Street around 6 a.m.

The victim, who has not been identified at this time, has sustained life-threatening injuries.

At this time, it is unclear how the man was assaulted and what led to the assault. No suspect description was provided, nor is it clear if a suspect was apprehended.

This is a developing story. Stay with ABC15 for updates.

Correction: This article initially said the victim had died. It has been updated to reflect he sustained life-threatening injuries but is still alive.