Redding Police Searching for Man Involved in Attack With a Battle Axe

Jun 30, 2014 7:08 AM

The Redding Police Department is searching for a man involved in a stabbing with a battle axe.

Shannon Sewell, 32, also known as "Nightmare, of Redding attacked Daniel Blair, 30, also of Redding.

Police responded to a reported stabbing Saturday, just after 4 p.m. at the 3600 block of Churn Creek Road.

Blair said he was attempting to recover his cell phone at a residence nearby when Sewell began to attack him with the battel axe, lodging it in Blair's chest.

He was taken to Mercy Medical Center and is recovering from his wounds.

Sewell is described as a white male, 5'10", 165 lbs with brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing shorts with no shirt.

Sewell should be considered armed and dangerous. If he is seen, police say keep your distance and call 911.


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