Man arrested in Gary accused of hitting another with shovel

2013-11-14T00:05:00Z Man arrested in Gary accused of hitting another with shovel nwitimes.com
November 14, 2013 12:05 am

GARY | A 43-year-old man was arrested for allegedly striking a 26-year-old man in the head with a shovel during an altercation Tuesday night at a residence in the 2100 block of Vermont Street.

Police said Demetrius Woods is facing felony battery charges after witnesses told officers he grabbed a shovel during an argument with the victim, striking him in the head and causing him to lose consciousness.

The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Steven Ross Johnson

Times Columnist

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