PLEASANTVILLE - Police responded to the scene of an aggravated assault in a residence on Doughty Road at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday.
The victim, whose identification was not available, suffered serious injuries to the head and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus.
Police, who said they have a man in custody, said the victim is in serious condition.
The Atlantic County Prosecutors Office's Major Crimes Unit has been called to investige.
Police said a fight broke out between two individuals at the residence, and the victim was allegedly hit with a piece of wood.