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Las Vegas man arrested on charges in an axe attack

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Posted at 4:28 PM, May 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-03 11:54:08-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Gustavo Mares, 26, was arrested and is being held at the Clark County Detention Center on charges, including attempted murder, battery with a deadly weapon, robbery and false statements to obstruct a police officer, in an axe attack that occurred on April 23 near K Street and Owens Avenue.

According to the police report, after being arrested Mares admitted being in an altercation with the alleged victim however he denied using a hatchet.

The two had met at a bus stop and went back to an RV where Mares was going to purchase some clothes when, per the police report, a fight broke out between the two men and another man in the RV.