Police say one person has been rushed to the hospital after being attacked with a hatchet in Bourbon County.
It happened around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday, on Townsend Valley Road, just north of Paris.
Police tell 27 NEWSFIRST the victim was hit in the head with the hatchet.
The victim's wife has identified him as 39-year-old Chris Mitchell. She tells us Mitchell confronted a neighbor about a theft.
She says the neighbor then hit Mitchell in the front of the head with a hatchet. Mitchell was airlifted to UK Hospital. There's no word on his condition.
Police identified the suspect as 26-year-old Daniel Carter. He was also taken to the hospital, but police say he will be taken to jail once he's released.
27 NEWSFIRST has a crew on the scene. We'll have the latest on this story on NEWSFIRST This Morning, beginning at 5 a.m.
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