Lyons man arrested for attempted murder with sword


WAYNE COUNTY, N.Y. (WROC) — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for attempting to kill someone with a sword.

30-year-old Joshua Alexander, of Lyons, was arrested and charged with second degree attempted murder and first degree assault.

According to the WCSO, on Tuesday, at 2:45 a.m., Alexander cut another male individual across the neck with a sword causing a laceration. The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where he remains in guarded condition.

Alexander was arrested and held in the Wayne County Jail while he awaits his arraingment.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we update this developing story.

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