Man Dies Of Head Injury Following Assault At Lancaster Bar

LANCASTER ( — Authorities Sunday continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding a deadly assault at a Lancaster bar.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said the assault occurred at a bar in the 44200 block of Division Street about 12:37 a.m. Saturday.

The unidentified male victim was taken to a local hospital where he died of a head injury.

The statement says one person was taken into custody. Authorities withheld the suspect’s identity, citing an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this case was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

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