An 18-year-old was in serious condition and Lubbock police homicide investigators were called out at about 2:40 Monday morning just in case his condition continued to deteriorate.
The young man's parents brought him to University Medical Center with serious injuries consistent with being severely beaten, police say.
Police identify him as Ivan Ortiz.
Police say a second man, Pablo Castillo, 21, was also assaulted. Further investigation determined that both subjects were assaulted at the same location, 112 N. Quincy, which was just outside the city limits.
Early on, the victim's car had been located at 4th & Slide.
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