Kentucky man accused of hitting son in head with claw hammer

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — Police have arrested an Elizabethtown man on a felony charge that he struck his adult son in the head with a claw hammer.

The News-Enterprise reports 63-year-old David Byron Fultz was charged Saturday with second-degree assault and alcohol intoxication in a public place.

Elizabethtown police responded to an apartment complex Friday night. According to an arrest citation, the son was knocked unconscious and had a laceration that required three staples to close. He was airlifted to University Hospital in Louisville.

Fultz is being held in the Hardin County Detention Center.

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