The Winchester Police Department is investigating a malicious wounding that happened around 10 p.m. on October 17, 2013. Officers were called to the 200 block of Kern Street after a man was struck several times with a shovel. The victim is an 82-year-old male from Winchester. He was taken to Winchester Medical Center with injuries. The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Solvers Hotline at 540-665-TIPS. Information leading to an arrest in this case could be eligible for a reward.
This press release was prepared by Lauren Cummings, Police Community Relations/Crime Prevention Specialist. (540) 545-7548 (office) firstname.lastname@example.org