Man critically injured by large wooden stick following a fight in a Syracuse parking lot

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A man has been critically injured after being hit in the head with a large wooden stick following a fight in the city of Syracuse. 

Syracuse Police responded to a parking lot near 941 James Street for reports of an assault.

When they arrived, they found a 28-year-old man and 55-year-old Robert Adams were drinking in the parking lot and began to argue.

Police say Adams hit the 28-year-old in the head with a large wooden stick.

The victim was sent to Upstate and is in critical condition. 

Adams has been charged with first-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. 

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