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Hatchet Suspect Sought Suture Kit After Attack

He visited urgent-care facility, drug store before Tuesday arrest

(Newser) - Before he was arrested Tuesday, but less than two hours after he's alleged to have killed his former boss with a hatchet in Tennessee, Domenic Micheli visited an urgent-care facility, where he tried to buy a suture kit. The 36-year-old suspect—who police say was limping from a left... More »

Cops: Fired Worker Kills Boss With Hatchet

Police in Tennessee hunting for Domenic Micheli, arrested recently near the White House

(Newser) - Police in Nashville are looking for a man they say killed his former boss with a hatchet at a strip-mall fitness facility. Domenic Micheli, 41, remains at large after Monday's attack on 46-year-old Joel Paavola inside The Balance Training, reports Fox17 . Paavola fired Micheli 14 months ago, and video... More »

7-Eleven Customer Kills Hatchet-Wielding Attacker

Suspect in Seattle incident shot dead

(Newser) - Authorities say a man with a hatchet who entered a Seattle-area 7-Eleven early Sunday attacked a store clerk and a customer without saying a single word—until the customer pulled out a pistol and shot the suspect dead, CNN reports. The masked hatchet-holder, believed to be in his 40s, came... More »

Cops: No Drunken Bear-Chasing With Dull Hatchet

The police never let us have any fun

(Newser) - Police in Massachusetts have some sage advice: Don't go chasing after bears while drunk and armed with nothing more than a dull hatchet. North Adams police said on their Facebook page that someone did just that yesterday. "Chasing bears through the woods drunk with a dull hatchet is... More »

Flying Highway Hatchet Lodges in Car's Dashboard

It fell off a truck, and nobody was hurt

(Newser) - Car passengers on I-95 in Massachusetts survived one of the weirder road hazards you'll ever see: An ax fell off a landscaping truck directly in front of the car, smashed into the windshield, and lodged itself in the dashboard, reports CBS Boston . “Thankfully, the ax only went halfway... More »

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