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Man charged in hatchet attack

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Marion Johnson is charged with assault with a deadly weapon. (Source: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office) Marion Johnson is charged with assault with a deadly weapon. (Source: New Hanover Co. Sheriff's Office)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) –A man is facing charges for an attack with a hatchet in New Hanover County.

Authorities say they arrested Marion Johnson Friday.

They say when they showed up to Bountiful Lane around noon, he told them he found someone arguing with his girlfriend. He told them that person pulled a knife on him, so he got his hatchet out.

The victim's name and condition have not been released. This case is still under investigation.

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