Man seriously hurt in Dartmouth bat attack
A man who was struck with a baseball bat is fighting for his life in hospital.
The 43-year-old victim was assaulted early Monday afternoon on Portland Street in Dartmouth, police said.
Halifax Regional Police said there was a fight in a parking lot outside an apartment building, and the victim ended up with life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses told CBC News that the man appeared to be unresponsive.
Police said a youth was taken into custody and was being questioned at police headquarters. A woman was also taken into custody for breach of the peace, but she is not considered a suspect in the assault.
Officers remained at the scene most of the afternoon.