Sherman man arrested for aggravated assault with a machete

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

SHERMAN, TX - A Sherman man is in jail after police say he attacked another man with a machete.

39 year old Ray Lee Johnson was arrested last night for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police say a man and his friend came to Johnson's apartment at the corner of Travis and Lamberth to try to settle a past dispute. Police say Johnson grabbed a machete and swung it twice at one of the men, barely missing him. The victims fled the apartment and called the police. Johnson was arrested a short time later. No one was injured during the incident.

Police say Johnson has an extensive criminal history. If convicted he could face up to 20 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.

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