Minden man 'doing better' after getting hit in the head with 2x4

MINDEN, LA (KSLA) – A Minden man who was reportedly seriously injured by his uncle is "doing much better" Minden police report Wednesday afternoon.

The victim was reportedly hit with a 2X4 by his uncle, 37-year-old Robert Morris after the two reportedly got into some type of altercation.

Morris remains in police custody after Minden Police found him Wednesday morning hiding in a vacant home.

Morris and his nephew reportedly had a fight when Morris allegedly picked up a board and struck the nephew in the head. The nephew was airlifted to a Shreveport Hospital. Minden Police say he was in "Pretty bad condition."

Morris faces aggravated 2nd degree battery charges or worse depending on his nephew's condition.

We will keep you updated on this developing story here at KSLA.com and stay tuned-in to KSLA News 12 for the latest as well.

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