ST. LOUIS — Two men are hospitalized after being attacked with a metal baseball bat in north St. Louis.

KTVI-TV reports that the attack happened just before 4 a.m. Sunday when three men confronted the victims over an ongoing dispute. A 29-year-old victim is in critical condition with wounds to the head and face. A 36-year-old man is in stable condition.

One suspect in custody is accused of pointing a gun at the victims. The attacker who wielded the baseball bat is still being sought.

Information from: KTVI-TV,

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