A 44 year-old man was left lying bleeding and dying along Jalan Sutera Road, near Johor's famous KSL mall.
The incident happened at about 7.30AM today.
According to Johor Police, police received an emergency despatch at 7.30AM about a fight at the scene of the crime, and sent a team to investigate.
When they arrigved, they found the 44 year-old Singaporean, who works as a cook, lying on the ground with severe head injuries. He was sent to a hospital immediately and is in stable condition.
Eye witnesses said when the incident happened, 3 men armed with baseball bats surrounded the man and hit him repeatedly.