Attack with hammer, axe lands 3 in hospital - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Attack with hammer, axe lands 3 in hospital

DEKALB COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

Three people are recovering in the hospital after a violent home invasion in DeKalb County.

Deputies said Donald Phillips and Amanda Thompson were at their home on County Road 24 in Painter Monday night when Dennis Johnson kicked open the door.

Johnson used an axe handle to assault Phillips and Thompson.

During the attack, Johnson was hit with a hammer.

All three were taken to the hospital. Johnson was transferred to Huntsville Hospital.

The District Attorney's office said nobody has been charged, and the case will be presented to the grand jury.

Copyright 2013 WAFF. All rights reserved.

  • NewsNewsMore>>

  • Metro investigates homicide on Hudson Street

    Metro investigates homicide on Hudson Street

    Monday, January 22 2018 4:36 AM EST2018-01-22 09:36:09 GMT

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Violent Crimes detectives are investigating after a shooting in the 2100 block of Hudson Street Sunday afternoon left a 24-year-old man dead. 

    More >>

    The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department's Violent Crimes detectives are investigating after a shooting in the 2100 block of Hudson Street Sunday afternoon left a 24-year-old man dead. 

    More >>
  • HHI Fire Rescue respond to fire at Starbucks

    HHI Fire Rescue respond to fire at Starbucks

    Sunday, January 21 2018 10:03 PM EST2018-01-22 03:03:51 GMT

    Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at Starbucks located at 416 William Hilton Parkway on Sunday. 

    More >>

    Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue responded to a structure fire at Starbucks located at 416 William Hilton Parkway on Sunday. 

    More >>
  • Savannah Fire save man from drowning on River Street

    Savannah Fire save man from drowning on River Street

    Sunday, January 21 2018 9:56 PM EST2018-01-22 02:56:15 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    Savannah Fire and Emergency Services rescued a man from possibly drowning on River Street on Sunday evening. 

    More >>

    Savannah Fire and Emergency Services rescued a man from possibly drowning on River Street on Sunday evening. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly