Man charged with beating victim in head with hammer
Published 9:45 pm Wednesday, September 21, 2022
A Mississippi man is accused of assaulting another man by hitting him in the head with a hammer, police said Wednesday.
Southaven police say they responded to an assault report on Tuesday at a business on Goodman Road.
As officers arrived, they saw a man beating another man in the head with a hammer.
Officer said the assailant fled the scene on foot and was found and arrested a short time later.
Police said the suspect, Randall Kyles, is charged with aggravated assault/attempted murder and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.
The victim was taken to the hospital, his condition was not reported.