Police say Louisville man fractured victim's skull with hammer
Police say the suspect hit the victim in his head, after the victim damaged the suspect's door with a hatchet.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police have arrested a man authorities say fractured the skull of a male victim.
Robert Green, 53, was arrested Monday at his home.
According to an arrest report, the victim told police he and Green began arguing after a drug deal turned bad.
Police say Green hit the victim in his head, after the victim damaged Green's door with a hatchet.
Officials say the victim tried to leave the scene. While the victim was sitting on his bike, Green came outside and hit the victim in the head with a hammer, according to police.
The police report states that a witness saw the second part of the incident and said the victim "was sitting on his bike defenseless" when Green hit him in the head.
The victim was taken to U of L Hospital to be treated for a skull fracture and other injuries.
Green is charged with first-degree assault. He is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections.
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