Sixty year old Bruce Johnson,was taken into custody after Millcreek police were sent to a residence in the 4100 block of West Ridge Road to investigate a domestic incident on Wednesday evening.
Police charge that Johnson struck his 59-year-old wife with a hammer. She was taken to UPMC Hamot for treatment.
Johnson is in jail, unable to post bond.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.