PD: Homeless man strikes man in head with hammer

Posted at 8:50 PM, Sep 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-05 19:04:28-04

HARRISON, Ohio -- A homeless man repeatedly struck another man with a hammer, causing him to get seven staples in his head, according to court documents.

Roger Stephen Emmons is accused of physically assaulting Brian Scalf Friday in the parking lot of Mercy Medical Center in Harrison, Ohio, court documents say.

Emmons allegedly struck Scalf multiple times in the head with a hammer. Scalf’s dog also bit him sometime during the alleged attack.

LISTEN to 911 calls in Jay Warren's report in the video player above.