Man jailed for machete attack
Published 2:32 pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014
FROM STAFF REPORTS
NORTH SHELBY — A Leeds man is in the Shelby County Jail after he allegedly attacked someone with a machete March 8.
John Thomas Lawler Jr., 65, is charged with second-degree assault following the attack near his home off Highway 470 in Leeds, according to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. The victim did not sustain life-threatening injuries.
Online jail records show Lawler is being held on a $10,000 bond for the assault charge.