SA man placed in induced coma after savage assault

A man has been placed in an induced coma after being savagely attacked at a house in South Australia’s far south-east.

Police said the man was brutally assaulted at a house on Wehl Street in Mount Gambier just before 11pm on Wednesday night.

Paramedics arrived and found the man with extensive head injuries.


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He was treated by paramedics and stabilised at the scene before being airlifted to the Flinder Medical Centre in a critical condition.

He has since been placed in an induced coma.

As investigations get under way, police said the assault was not considered a random attack.

Investigators are urging anyone who has any information that can assist to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.