Man faces charges for hitting another man with a hammer

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CHEYENNE, Wyo - A fight between two men, complete with a hammer and bear spray, lands one man in court.

According to court documents on March 24, 2019 Victor Jackson and Charles Walker were involved in a verbal argument over the phone where Walker called Jackson “a child molester” and Victor told Walker, “If you have a problem with me, you can come over here and deal with me face to face.”

Police say when Walker arrived at the residence he got out of his vehicle with a hammer in his hand. Walker walked toward Jackson and opened the gate. Walker swung the hammer at Victor about 6 times causing Victor to walk backward and trip on his steps. Walker struck Victor in the head by his right ear.

Police say in self-defense Victor sprayed Walker with bear spray, however Walker continued to swing the hammer at Victor striking him once in the back of his head.

Police arrested Charles Walker on assault charges.