Man Hit In Face With Garden Hoe During Fight

Fight Occurred In 6600 Block Of Tait Street

San Diego police on Saturday were investigating a fight that broke out amid a card game in Linda Vista in which one gambler hit another in the face with a garden hoe.

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A 39-year-old man was taken to a hospital with a facial cut after the fight, which occurred at about 9:35 p.m. Friday in 6600 block of Tait Street, San Diego police Officer David Stafford said.

The victim, who believed that he had been cheated, started a fight, but a 31-year-old man grabbed a hoe and struck him in the face with it, Stafford said.

The names of both men were withheld. It was unclear early Saturday if anyone was booked in connection with the fight.

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