South Bend Beating

The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating a South Bend beating.

It happened Wednesday evening in the 600 block of West Marion Street in South Bend.

That’s where police found a 46 year old man lying in the street with a life threatening injury to the head.

Officials say, blunt force trauma is the cause of the man’s injuries.

The 46 year old was rushed to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police arrested the suspect, a 22 year old South Bend man at a nearby residence.

He was arrested on a charge of attempted murder.

Police have not released the name of the victim or the suspect or the relationship between the two.

Due to the condition of the victim, the St. Joseph County Homicide Unit is continuing the investigation.

If you have any information you’re urged to call crime stoppers at 574-288-STOP.

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