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Hess Village fight leaves man with serious brain injury: police

Man suffers brain injury after fight in Hess Village.
Man suffers brain injury after fight in Hess Village. 900 CHML

A young man is in serious condition with a brain injury after an altercation in Hamilton.

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Around 3 a.m. Saturday, police were called to Hess and King streets, about an unconscious man who was reportedly being carried by two others.

Police determined that two of the men initially engaged in a consensual fight after an evening at Hess Village, where a 23-year-old man was knocked unconscious after being struck with a closed fist.

The victim was taken to hospital with a serious brain injury and remains in critical condition.

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Police identified the other man involved and a 28-year-old man is now charged with aggravated assault.