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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