Police: 1 man hospitalized, 1 arrested in shelter beating

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Police have charged a Bronx man with attacking another man inside a homeless shelter, leaving the victim badly injured.

Prosecutors say Johanny Rodriguez beat Robert Brown with a cane in the Bronx Park Avenue transitional housing shelter on July 23, where they both lived at the time.

The victim is in intensive care at a local hospital.

Rodriguez's charges include assault, harassment and criminal possession of a weapon.

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