A ‘bit’ of violence: Lincoln man hits teenager with drill

LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lincoln Police Department arrested a man for hitting someone in the head with an electric drill Monday. 

LPD went to a house near UNL where they found an 18-year-old bleeding from his face. The victim claimed he was assaulted by a 20-year-old in the house. 

According to statements to police, the victim had been arguing with a 14-year-old boy in the home who charged at him before a physical fight between the two. 

The 20-year-old man then used an electric drill to hit the victim several times in the head. 

Officers say the assault victim explained he left the home and started hitting the 20-year-old's parked car in the driveway with a shovel causing an estimated $300 in damage. 

The 20-year-old was arrested and is facing second-degree assault charges and use a deadly weapon to commit a felony charges. 

The 14-year-old was referred for third-degree assault and released to a parent. 

The assault victim was cited and released for misdemeanor vandalism. 

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