GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. -- A Gwinnett County man has been arrested for attacking his wife with a hatchet and then firing arrows at responding officers.
The incident happened shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday at a house on Laurel Tree Court in unincorporated Snellville.
Police responded to the house after a woman called 911 and said her husband, 28-year-old Thomas Burt, hit her in the hand with a hatchet and threatened to shoot her with his bow and arrows.
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Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Jake Smith said police arrived and tried to convince Burt to leave the house. He refused and then threatened the officers.
Shortly after midnight, Burt fired an arrow through the front door of his home, according to Smith. The arrow grazed one officer's face.