Police: Man beaten outside deli in Prospect Lefferts Gardens

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A violent dispute in Prospect Lefferts Gardens Tuesday left one man hospitalized in critical condition.

The argument started around 3:15 p.m. outside of the deli on Rogers and Clarkson avenues. Two unidentified men were involved -- a 24-year-old and a 66-year-old.

News 12 is told the argument spiraled out of control and the older man was beaten unconscious. Investigators have not yet been able to talk with him.

Sources say the man suffered severe head trauma, a facial fracture and a broken nose. He was taken to Kings County Hospital where he is in critical condition.

The 24-year-old man is in police custody with charges pending.

 

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