CHUATHBALUK, Alaska (AP) – Alaska State Troopers say a 58-year-old man from a Kuskokwim River village has been charged with attempted murder after beating another man with a crowbar.

Carl Nesbit of Chuathbaluk is also charged with felony assault.

A retired health aide called Alaska State Troopers in Aniak on Wednesday to report she was providing treatment to 54-year-old Bryan Soosuk, who had suffered serious injuries.

Investigators determined Carl used a crowbar to strike Soosuk several times.

Carl is jailed at Yukon-Kuskokwim Correctional Center in Bethel.

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