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Attempted Murder With Wooden Cane: 58-Year-Old Man Arrested

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A 58-year-old man Hispanic man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder with a wooden cane after an vicious attack on a 63-year-old man in San Diego, say authorities, reports KTLA.

Two San Diego Police officers were conducting routine patrols near 16th Street and Island Avenue in the Sherman Heights area of San Diego when they came across the attack in progress at around 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

The unnamed 63-year-old suffered a severe head injury, facial fractures and a broken hand. He is expected to survive and is recovering at an unknown hospital. According to police the victim did not know the suspect, notes KTLA. The incident is under investigation.