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Police say homeless man asking for job attacked Louisville resident

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Shad Harris (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Shad Harris (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a homeless man after he beat a man in the face, causing serious injuries.

According to an arrest report, the assault took place on Sunday, April 5, at 10:30 p.m. Police say 40-year-old Shad Harris knocked on the door of a home on Mary Street, near E. Oak St., inquiring about a job.

When the resident reached outside to get a piece of paper from the mailbox, police say Harris hit him in the head with a solid object wrapped in a bandana. Harris allegedly pushed his way in and continued to attack the man.

Police say the victim was able to get a bat to defend himself, while a family member called the police.

The victim suffered a facial fracture and several other minor injuries. Harris suffered a head injury and a fracture to the left arm. He had to receive treatment.

Officers eventually arrested Harris and charged him with first degree assault.

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