HOUSTON Detectives investigated the severe beating of a man outside a home in southwest Houston on Thursday night.

Houston police were called to a home on Castle Creek Lane at Ridgeton Drive around 8:30 p.m. after someone reported a fight.

Officers found one man critically injured, the apparent victim of a beating, police said. He was sent to Southwest Memorial Hospital in serious condition, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said the man s condition deteriorated overnight, so homicide detectives were called in just in case he passed away.

No further information was immediately available.

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