REDDING, Calif. -

A 48-year-old transient in Redding was taken to the hospital with significant head injuries after apparently being beaten. Police received a call of a man down at 5:50 a.m. on Monday at an office complex near the corner of Cypress Ave. and Civic Center Dr.

Medics found the white male victim with life-threatening head injuries and took him to Mercy Medical Center. An investigation revealed that an unknown suspect or suspects had violently bludgeoned the victim with an unknown object.

The victim's identity is unconfirmed at this time and the case is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Redding Police Dept. at 530-225-4200.