Assault in Pampa

NewsChannel 10

Pampa, Texas - A Pampa man is in the Gray County Jail charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and violation of a protective order.

Pampa police say 43-year-old Joe Sims is suspected of hitting Brenda Sims in the head with a shovel.

Police say they arrived at three Wednesday afternoon at the 800 Block of East Locust for what they believed to be a medical call.

They say officers discovered the protective order that had been placed on Sims by the victim.

Brenda Sims was taken to the hospital to be treated and was released.