STOCKTON (CBS13) – Police say a man is in critical condition after being hit with a 25-pound weight during a “play wrestling” match that escalated to a real fight.

According to the Stockton Police Department, the incident happened just after 8 p.m. Thursday along the 3000 block of N. El Dorado Street. Police say that a 41-year-old man was wrestling with two other men at the scene.

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For some reason, police say the match got out of hand, leading to the other two men hitting the 41-year-old with a 25-pound weight multiple times.

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The two suspects left the scene in a tan, 2003 Cadillac with the California license plate number 5CUP997.

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The 41-year-old man was taken to the hospital. Police say that he is currently listed in critical, but stable, condition.