Two people arrested after fight involving a hatchet and a chair

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Two people have been arrested after an altercation involving a hatchet and a chair.

It happened Friday afternoon in the 1200 block of Waurika Street in Elkhart.

Police were called to the area on the report of a trespassing incident.

According to police reports, 25-year-old Austin Sullivan, allegedly struck a second individual, 38-year-old John McMahan, with a hatchet. McMahan struct Sullivan with a chair.

John McMahan
Photo supplied / ABC-57 News
Photo supplied / ABC-57 News

Both men were injured.

ABC-57 News reports Sullivan was arrested for battery with a deadly weapon. McMahan was arrested for battery.


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