In Brownsville, one man is behind bars after allegedly beating two of his family members with a metal rod.

Thirty-two year old Gerardo Garcia was arrested Tuesday, on two counts of aggravated assault after police responded to the 2100 block of Palm Boulevard in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, authorities discovered Garcia had beaten two relatives with a metal rod after a fight broke out between the three men. One of the men sustained a blow to the back of his head, while the other was injured in the facial area. Both were transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Garcia’s bond is set at $30,000.