Man Assaulted in Depot District

Published 08/24 2012 06:13PM

Updated 08/24 2012 07:24PM

Police responded to an assault in the Depot District early Friday night.

The incident was initially called in as a stabbing and Lubbock Police officers responded with in minutes, calling for a DPS helicopter to respond.

At one point, police said a second victim had been stabbed and called for a second ambulance.

After nearly 30 minutes on scene, police determined the victim had not been stabbed but, instead, punched in the head.

Police said they thought the victim had been stabbed based on the blood running down his head.

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