Fargo Man Attacked With Bayonet In Wahpeton

Fargo Man Attacked With Bayonet In Wahpeton Click to Enlarge

Police in Wahpeton are investigating an assault in which a man was attacked with a bayonet.

Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson says 31-year-old Byron Vann of Henryetta, Okla. has been charged with attempted murder. Vann was arrested Friday night after he returned to the scene.

Thorsteinson says the victim, a 30-year-old Fargo man, underwent surgery at St. Francis Medical Center in Breckenridge to repair “two significant neck wounds.” He was released from the hospital the following day.

Vann remains in custody in the Richland County Correctional Center.

The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation is assisting with the investigation.

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