GLASSCOCK COUNTY, TX (KWES) - A 68-year-old man is recovering at a Midland hospital after being beaten in his home with a .22 rifle.
It happened Monday afternoon around 5:30 p.m. at a home in Glasscock County along Highway 137, near the Midland County line.
Authorities say the victim walked in on a man burglarizing his home. The victim has serious head and facial injuries but is expected to survive.
He was found by workers Tuesday morning just before 9 a.m.