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GILBERT, Ariz. -- Two men will face several charges after Gilbert police say they hit each other in the head with a hammer during a fight.
Richard Ramirez Jr., 28, of Maricopa, and Heather Ice, 20, of Gilbert, were involved in an altercation about the care of their child on Friday, according to police. During the argument, Ramirez and Ice's father got into a physical fight near Ray Road and Val Vista Drive.
Police said Forrest Ice, 59, of Gilbert, hit Ramirez on the back of his head with a hammer and Ramirez struck the older man in the head with the same hammer.
They both suffered significant head injuries and were taken to separate hospitals. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Police said both men will be charged with aggravated assault, disorderly conduct and domestic violence when they're released from the hospital.