Update: Officer Gordon Shyy called us to say that the suspect was a bouncer at a night club in North Beach. He apparently, was trying to toss the victim out of the club for one reason or another. We he tossed him out, the victim landed on the ground and hit his head.
Original story: A 64-year-old man is clinging to life this morning after being beaten in North Beach last night.
Police were called to the 200 block of Columbus Avenue at about 10:40 p.m. on reports of a fight. When they arrived, they found the victim on the ground.
Police say the victim got into a fight with the 33-year-old suspect, who then threw the older man into the street. The victim's head bounced off the ground, causing life-threatening injuries, according to Officer Gordon Shyy.