Man critical after being struck in head

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A 21-year old man faces multiple charges after allegedly attacking and seriously injuring another man with a blunt object on Saturday, July 19. Cirilo Macias is charged with aggravated assault with a dangerous instrument, and aggravated assault causing serious injury. The victim, who is also 21-years old, has undergone surgery and is listed in critical condition.

Police detectives say the suspect was among a group of men who followed the victim home from a nearby restaurant after a verbal altercation at around 2:30 a.m. Police say Macias confronted the victim and hit him with the blunt instrument, causing serious head injuries.