Report: Grandson kills grandfather with hatchet in Louisville

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Posted at 6:22 AM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 07:13:27-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) — Police in Louisville said a man died after his grandson attacked with a hatchet early Thursday morning.

WAVE reports that Louisville Metro police responded about 1 a.m. to the 200 block of Tex Avenue.

When officers arrived, they found a white male on the porch of a home suffering from stab wounds. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

LMPD investigators determined that the victim was killed by his grandson during an altercation. The suspect is in custody Thursday morning, with charges pending.

LMPD’s homicide unit is investigating. The names of the victim and suspect have not been released.