Beating Victim Critical

A man beaten last week in Livingston is fighting for his life almost one week later.

Livingston police say the 30 year old victim was beaten with a wooden club in the 1800 block of South Houston Street.  When officers arrived, the man had massive head trauma.  He was taken by an air ambulance to Houston where he remains hospitalized.

His alleged attacker was arrested a short time later at the Choates Creek Bridge on Washington Street.  He is charged with aggravated assault.

Officers say the attack happened after a fight over thirty dollars.