CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A 66-year-old man was beaten outside a Brooklyn bodega and critically injured on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
A 24-year-old man punched him several times in the face after a dispute outside the store at Clarkson and Rogers avenues around 3:20 p.m., an NYPD spokesman said.
The victim was taken to Kings County Hospital in critical condition, police said.
Officers took the accused attacker into police custody; charges against him are pending. The man’s name has not yet been released.