Transient Olympia man accused of assaulting with axe

Transient Olympia man accused of assaulting with axe

By Julia Ornedo

A transient Olympia man, Brandon James Jackson, 37, was charged with a felony after he allegedly attacked one other particular person utilizing an ax, inflicting the sufferer to bleed from the pinnacle.

Jackson, was charged with first-degree assault by the Thurston County District Attorney on Nov. 18.

Olympia police arrested Jackson on Nov. 17, three days after he allegedly attacked one other man utilizing an ax close to the AM/PM retailer within the 400 block of Sleater Kinney Road SE.

On November 14, a retailer worker reported {that a} man entered “semi-conscious” and bleeding from the pinnacle. The sufferer requested for assist saying that he was hit within the head with an ax.

A police officer arrived on the scene and located a 1×1″ wound on the sufferer’s head, which was actively bleeding at that second.

The officer stated the sufferer was uncooperative and agitated all through their encounter. The Olympia Fire Department tried to deal with the man’s wound, however he continued to take away the bandages.

Police initially closed the case after the sufferer refused to cooperate and there have been no witnesses. Two days later, the responding officer did a welfare test and noticed the sufferer once more.

The man stated he had bother strolling straight, noting that he as soon as ran right into a pole because the assault. He agreed to determine himself because the sufferer of the alleged assault with a view to press fees.

The sufferer defined that he and his buddies had been tenting close to the Hobby Lobby on Martin Way E when Jackson, who he knew from across the space, approached him in concern whereas armed with an ax as a result of the sufferer and his buddies they had been stirring.

The sufferer stated he apologized to Jackson, however the suspect was nonetheless upset. Jackson then swung the ax on the sufferer, placing him within the arm. The suspect hit the sufferer once more, this time on the pinnacle. It was not instantly identified if the sufferer was injured within the arm.

A pal of the sufferer advised police he knew the place the ax got here from and who owned it, however police had been unable to find the proprietor or the ax on the camp they had been directed to. Although the police had been additionally unable to find out whether or not this monitor was factual.

On Nov. 17, police discovered Jackson within the parking zone of Lowe’s on Martin Way E. Authorities had been tipped off concerning the suspect’s whereabouts by his ex-wife. The sufferer additionally positively recognized Jackson because the suspect from a photograph lineup.

Jackson was taken into custody with out incident. He was booked into the Thurston County Jail after receiving medical consideration for a neck abscess and physique ache.

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