A 62-year-old man suffered a critical head injury intervening in a fight at an East Side bar early Friday, Madison police said.
Emergency responders were sent to Players Sports Bar, 2013 Winnebago St., shortly after 2 a.m. for a report of a fight and an injured man, Sgt. Kurt Wege said in a report.
Arriving officers found the 62-year-old man unconscious and learned a 39-year-old suspect had fled the scene, Wege said.
The injured man was taken to a local hospital with a head wound and was in critical condition but stable, Wege said.
Witnesses told police the 62-year-old man tried to intervene in an ongoing disturbance and was injured while doing so. The suspect remains at large and the investigation is ongoing, Wege said.
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