FRESNO – A man living in a tent attacked a Fresno man with a metal pipe and a pitchfork after the men’s dogs got into a fight, according to the Fresno Counmty Sheriff’s Office.
On Tuesday evening, a man and his wife returned to their home in the 5000 block of West Coreland Avenue from an evening out to dinner and saw their dog being attacked by several other dogs, according to the sheriff’s office.
One of the dogs belonged to 50-year-old Kenneth Ray Gibson, who lives in a tent behind the couple’s property. The victim contacted Gibson in an effort to get Gibson to do something about his dog, authorities said.
The men then got into an argument and Gibson hit the victim in the head and arms several times with a metal pipe. He then dropped the pipe, got a pitchfork, and continued the assault. The victim fled to his home. He was later treated for a puncture would on his face and injuries to his arms and hands, authorities said.
Gibson was arrested and booked into Fresno County Jail on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon.
Fresno Bee: Man arrested for pitchfork attack