Trenton man in critical condition after beatingA city man was clinging to life Saturday night after he was badly beaten in the head after an argument with another man early Saturday, according to police.
Oscar Peeples, 39, was in critical condition at Capital Health System at Fuld hospital, officials said. He suffered several lacerations and multiple contusions to his head,NJ EMT's and Paramedics treated the injuries and rushed the victim to the hospital's Intensive Care Unit, police said.
Peeples was arguing with an unknown male on the corner of Nassau and Miller streets at around 12:09 Saturday morning when the assault occurred, police said.
The suspect was described as a black male, 6 feet tall, wearing a black jacket.
Police canvassed the area yesterday morning looking for possible witnesses.
Detective Jason Astbury investigated the assault. When he arrived at the hospital to interview Peeples, he found the victim unresponsive.
Anyone with information on the assault is asked to call Astbury at(609) 989-4168 or the Trenton police confidential tip line at (609) 989-3663.
Crime Stoppers of Greater Trenton(Link), at (609) 278-8477, has offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

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