Man Arrested After Hitting Co-Worker With Shovel

By ABC9 News

Published 08/29 2014 11:02AM

Updated 08/29 2014 11:19AM

Storm Lake, IA (ABC9 News)- A man was taken into custody after hitting his co-worker with a shovel yesterday.
     22-year-old Victor Vela of Houston, TX was arrested after allegedly hitting another worker at the Hillshire Brands Plant in Storm Lake, with a shovel.
The victim only suffered an injury to his arm after deflecting a strike to his head.
     Immediately after the altercation, Vela was fired and kicked of the premises. He then returned to the work site and became belligerent with personnel at the site.
      As police were called Vela fled the scene.  Officers caught up with the suspect at a Storm Lake Burger King where he was then arrested.  

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