A Las Vegas man is under arrest and charged with attempted murder after hitting a woman with a hammer.
Police arrested Desmond Stewart, 25 of Las Vegas on attempted murder, battery, two counts of domestic violence-strangulation and coercion by force.
According to Metro Police, the incident happened at around 9:30 p.m. Sunday at an apartment near Craig Road and Nellis Boulevard.
Police say officers were called to the apartment complex on a report that a woman had been beaten with a hammer. When they arrived, witnesses told officers that the suspect and the victim were in a nearby Wal-Mart parking lot.
Officers found Stewart and the victim, Shauntejia Dupree, who was covered in blood.