Man in custody after allegedly slicing neighbor with axe - KMOV.com

Man in custody after allegedly slicing neighbor with axe

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ST.LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A 52-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after a neighbor cut his head with an axe.

Police responded to the 4800 block of Maffitt around 12 a.m. where the two men were involved in an altercation.

The argument soon escalated and the suspect, 60, used an axe and struck the victim in the head.

When police arrived the axe was discovered and the suspect was immediately taken into custody.

The victim remains in the hospital with head injuries.

The suspect's identity has not been released.

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