A Lincoln County man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted another man with an ax.
Michael John Wheeler, 25, of 2213 Joe Scronce Lane, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, according to arrest reports.
The incident happened the night of Sept. 3 when Shannon John Gaisser took his girlfriend to Wheelerâ€™s house to pick up clothes, according to a report from Detective Tim Johnson with the Lincoln County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
Wheeler allegedly attacked Gaisserâ€™s car with an ax, breaking the driverâ€™s side window out and cutting Gaisser and his girlfriend.
The report says that Wheeler also reportedly hit the driverâ€™s door and hood of the vehicle with the ax.
Gaisser and the woman were treated at Lincoln Medical Center and released. Gaisser required stitches for a cut on his arm.
Wheeler was arrested at his residence without incident, the report states.
Deputy D.M. Decker and 1st Sgt. Brian Doolittle assisted Johnson in the investigation.by Staff Reports