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Man accused of hitting another person with handheld ax

Daniel Vanderburg (Source: Ector County Jail) Daniel Vanderburg (Source: Ector County Jail)
ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

One man is behind bars accused of hitting another person with an ax.

Odessa police were called out to the 3100 block of Blossom Lane late Wednesday night.

When officers arrived, officers spoke with a victim who said he was assaulted by a known person after a verbal fight in the 1500 block of Mesa Street.

According to the victim, during the fight, Daniel Vanderburg, 42, showed a hand held ax and hit him in the left elbow.

Officers later found Vanderburg and said that he approached the victim in the front yard and that the victim came at him in an aggressive manner.

Vanderburg was arrested and is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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