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Man injured in fight


Statesboro police are investigating a fight that occurred early Sunday morning in the Rusty Tavern area of the University Plaza.

Officers responded to an aggravated battery case at East Georgia Regional Medical Center. Police met at about 2 a.m. Sunday with a 19-year-old man at the emergency room. The victim's roommates brought him to the hospital when they found him with a head injury and unresponsive. He was then taken to Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah.

Investigators believe he was injured in an altercation that occurred in the Rusty Tavern area of the University Plaza, according to police. The victim is in critical condition, but is stable. Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Tommy Brown at the Statesboro Police Dept. at 912.764.9911. Sumit information anonymously to or by texting a tip to "TIPSSPD plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

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