Woman hit in the head with an ax in Brooklyn attack

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn — A woman was rushed to the hospital Monday after an ax attack in Brooklyn, police said.

She was bleeding heavily from the head, officials said.

The 52-year-old woman was attacked by her son, 32, after an argument, police said. He turned himself in at a local police service area.

Cops first got a call about the incident on 33rd Street near Surf Avenue just before 3 p.m.

The woman was still in critical condition as of Monday night.

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