Teen charged with hammer attack on grandma

April 1, 2011 at 1:00 AM

BALTIMORE, April 1 (UPI) -- A 14-year-old Baltimore boy beat his grandmother with a hammer Thursday morning in a fit of rage and then called police, investigators said.

Detective Nicole Monroe said the woman, 66, was discovered unconscious in bed, The Baltimore Sun reported. She was reported to be in critical condition.

Prosecutors have not said whether they would seek an adult trial for the boy.

He allegedly told police he was getting ready to go to school and became angry at his grandmother. He said he hit her several times with the hammer.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Vatican: Pope's meeting with Kim Davis not a show of support
Potential male contraceptive found in study with mice
Cancer and height are linked, new study shows
Hacker may have exposed data of 15 million T-Mobile customers
Education Secretary Arne Duncan to step down in December