Man charged in baseball bat attack

From Staff ReportsMarch 7, 2006 

Cary police arrested a man Monday who they think used an aluminum baseball bat to repeatedly hit the boyfriend of his child's mother.

Jose Antonio Hernandez Molina, 23, of 4232 Woodlawn Drive in Raleigh is accused of hiding inside the apartment shared by his ex, Magdalena Magallon Gutierrez, 29, and their 3-year-old daughter, said Capt. Dave Wulff of the Cary Police Department. When Gutierrez came back to her apartment late Sunday night with her daughter and current boyfriend, Tomas Lopez, Molina began attacking Lopez with a baseball bat, Wulff said.

Lopez was taken to WakeMed Raleigh Campus to be treated for his injuries.

Cary police charged Molina with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and first-degree burglary. He is being held at the Wake County jail in lieu of $1 million bail.

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