FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A man is in critical condition after he was hit in the head with a bat Tuesday night, and authorities are searching for a suspect, according to Fort Wayne police.
The incident happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. in the 700 block of Leesburg Road.
Medics took the man to a hospital in serious condition. Doctors later downgraded his injuries to critical.
Later Wednesday morning, Fort Wayne Police said they were searching for 24-year-old Samuel McCormick. It’s not clear how he was identified as a suspect.
Fort Wayne Police said Thursday “we are still looking for Samuel McCormick at this time.”
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Fort Wayne police at 427-1201 or Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP.