Sledgehammer attack lands one in hospital; Winnsboro police investigating

WINNSBORO, TX (KLTV) - Winnsboro police have arrested a man and another is in the hospital following a sledgehammer attack Thursday night.

According to Captain Chris Hill, two men were fighting on a private property when one man hit the other in the head with a sledgehammer. Hill said the man hit was supposed to be taken by helicopter to a hospital but there was not enough time to wait for a helicopter. He was then taken by ambulance to a Tyler hospital, where he is in ICU.

Hill said one man has been arrested.

Hill said more information may not be released until Monday.

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