OPD: Man accused of hitting a victim with an ax

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The Odessa Police Department arrested a man after he reportedly hit another man with an ax. 

Police were called at about 11 p.m. Wednesday to the 3100 block of Blossom about an assault victim and found a 40-year-old man who said he had been assaulted. 

The man told police that he and Daniel Blaine Vanderburg had gotten into an argument and Vanderburg struck him with an ax, according to a release. 

Vanderburg spoke to officers and said the 40-year-old man came at him aggressively and so he struck him with the ax, according to the release. 

Vanderburg was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, according to the release. 

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