Axe attack suspect arrested at Win River Casino

Jul 2, 2014 1:24 PM by News Staff

Redding Police Officers have arrested the man they say used a battle axe to attack another man Saturday afternoon.

Shannon Sewell, 32, also known as "Nightmare", of Redding was arrested at Win River Casino just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sewell who was on "Post Release Community Supervision", allegedly used an axe to attack 30-year-old Daniel Blair.

Blair suffered puncture and stab wounds to his upper torso while trying to recover his stolen cell phone, he has been released from the hospital.

Sewell was booked into the Shasta County jail on two outstanding warrants, a probation violation and an assault with a deadly weapon charge.


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