Hatchet assault lands Halifax man attempted murder charge
|globalnews.ca 24 Jan 2019 at 05:06|
Halifax Regional Police arrest and charge man with attempted murder after assault with a hatchet in the 2300 block of Gottingen Street on January 24th, 2019.
A 40-year-old Halifax man is facing an attempted murder charge after an assault involving a hatchet in the city’s north end.
Halifax Regional Police say they responded to a physical altercation in an apartment building in the 2300 block of Gottingen Street around 12:20 a.m. Thursday morning.
When police arrived they located the 36 year-old victim with non-life threatening injuries inside an apartment.
Police say those injures were caused by a hatchet.
The male suspect, living in the same apartment building as the victim, was arrested and charged of attempted murder, assault with a weapon and mischief.