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Post man in serious condition after being hit in head with hammer

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

A Post man is recovering after being hit in the head with a hammer during a fight with another man late Monday night.

Garza County authorities tell us Seraphin Lopez Jr., 18, suffered life-threatening injuries from the incident.

Authorities have identified a suspect and are working with the district attorney's office to make an arrest. The suspect could face a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Lopez and the suspect got into the altercation after one of the suspect's family members was involved with a separate fight with Lopez, according to the Garza County Sheriff's Office.

Officials say the suspect threw the hammer at Lopez, striking him in the head.

Lopez remains at UMC in serious condition.

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