HASTINGS, Neb (KSNB) - A Hastings man faces assault and weapons charges in an 11-month-old case involving a machete and a girlfriend.
David Wilsey, 63, is charged with felony assault and use of a deadly weapon.
Police reported that Wilsey was at his home in the 700 block of South Baltimore Street in June of last year when a man that used to date a woman visiting Wilsey began kicking at the door.
Wilsey allegedly answered the door with a machete in his hand. In the ensuing argument and scuffle, Wilsey cut the victim multiple times on his arm, including one cut to the bone. The man was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Court records indicate the victim had a gun on him at the time.
Wilsey's next court date is June 6th. If convicted, he could get up to 50 years in prison on each count.