Onslow County man accused of beating people with a hammer

Posted by Debra Worley - email

ONSLOW COUNTY, NC (WECT) - An Onslow County man is facing charges of two counts of assault with a deadly weapon after being accused of hitting people with a hammer over the weekend.

According to authorities, 23-year-old Ronnie Guthrie Jr. hit at least one person in the head with a hammer during a fight Saturday night in Hubert.

Several other people were also injured during the altercation.

Guthrie is being held under a $20,000 bond at the Onslow County Jail.

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