Man beaten in Oklahoma City trying to collect winning Game 4 bet
A man was severely beaten Saturday night after he tried to collect money he won in a bet on the Thunder game, police said.
Lt. Don Holland said officers were called about 10 p.m. Saturday to the 4500 block of Cherry Hill Lane to find a man severely beaten.
He said the man made a bet with another person on the Oklahoma City Thunder's Game 4 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
When the man went to collect the money, a fight ensued between him and another person at his apartment complex. Police said he was taken to a hospital for his injuries and is in critical condition.
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The altercation remains under investigation.
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