911 call: Man involved in Silverton assault says he was 'hit with a wrench'

1 man dead, 1 hospitalized
Posted at 12:47 AM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 18:25:01-05

SILVERTON, Ohio -- A man recovering from a reported assault Friday night said in a 911 call the other man involved hit him in the head with a wrench. 

In an 8:26 p.m. 911 call, Rick Johnson, 52, said Darwin Weaver, 66, attacked him with a wrench at his apartment building on Montgomery Road near Hampton Drive. Weaver later died at Jewish Hospital. 

“I walked downstairs, he walked up on me and hit me with a wrench and I’m bleeding profusely," Johnson said in the 911 call.

Johnson is in stable condition at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. There is no information available at this time as to how Weaver died. 

The men lived at the apartment building and knew each other, according to the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigative Section 513-851-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.