An assault near Zimmerman on Friday night left a man in critical condition.
According to the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office, a fight at a residence in the 14000 block of 285th Avenue Northwest in Baldwin Township resulted in a 20-year-old victim being hit in the head with an unidentified weapon.
Deputies weren't informed of the assault until Saturday morning when a relative called to report the incident, adding that the victim had been taken to Fairview Northland Medical Center in Princeton by a friend.
Emergency personnel at the hospital then airlifted the victim to the University of Minnesota Medical Center, where he underwent surgery for a crushed skull and internal bleeding. He was listed in critical condition.
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On Saturday afternoon, authorities arrested Dyllan Eric Hunter Wilhite, 20, of Zimmerman in connection to the assault.
Wilhite was booked at the Sherburne County Jail on charges of first-degree assault.
The identity of the victim has not been released.