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Police: Man strikes wife with baseball bat, charged with attempted homicide
Updated: Tuesday, August 12 2014, 06:57 PM EDT
By: WJAC Web Staff
PINE CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- State police in Jefferson County have charged a Brookville area man with attempted homicide after he allegedly struck his wife in the head with a baseball bat.
Troopers filed the attempted homicide charge against 64-year-old Donald Guy Shaffer, Monday.
Investigators said the incident happened around 11:30 p.m. Thursday at Shaffer's home on Route 28 in Pine Creek Township.
Police said Shaffer's wife, who was not identified, was flown by medical helicopter to UPMC Altoona for treatment of skull injuries. She was expected to make a full recovery.
In addition to attempted homicide, police said Shaffer was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and recklessly endangering another period.
Shaffer was placed in the Jefferson County Jail on $500,000 bail, police said.
Shaffer is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Sept. 2, according to court documents.