A 25-year-old woman has been arrested after she allegedly broke into another woman’s home and attacked her with an axe following a phone argument.
The incident took place over the weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Officials say the suspect Sierra Flores, broke into the victim’s home and attempted to strike the victim with the sharp edge of an axe. The victim was able to block the initial hit by picking up a bat. The force of the axe and the bat colliding reportedly caused the axe to slip from Flores’ hands, however, Flores eventually regained control over the axe and struck the victim multiple times with the wood section of the axe.
A witness eventually heard the victim’s cries for help and separated the two women.
Flores, however, continued to try and attack the victim until authorities arrived.
Officials say Flores smelled strongly of alcohol and admitted to drinking champagne.
She was taken in to custody and is now facing aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, murder, and intoxication charges.
Despite no deaths being reported, authorities say Flores is facing a murder charged do to the potential of murder.