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Attack with hammer, axe lands 3 in hospital


Three people are recovering in the hospital after a violent home invasion in DeKalb County.

Deputies said Donald Phillips and Amanda Thompson were at their home on County Road 24 in Painter Monday night when Dennis Johnson kicked open the door.

Johnson used an axe handle to assault Phillips and Thompson.

During the attack, Johnson was hit with a hammer.

All three were taken to the hospital. Johnson was transferred to Huntsville Hospital.

The District Attorney's office said nobody has been charged, and the case will be presented to the grand jury.

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