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Woman Attacked with Ax

The Story

Have you ever walked around a beautiful community park and looked around in wonder at the natural beauty? Have you ever thought that doing so would cause you to be the victim of an ax attack?

Albuquerque Woman Hit in Head with Ax

“ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police arrested a man they say attacked a woman with an ax. Estevan Tapia was picked up Saturday night after APD got a call about a woman being hit in the head with an ax near Wilson Park in southeast Albuquerque.

Witnesses at the scene described the attacker, later identified as Estevan Tapia. Officers say he ran away but APD eventually caught him.

He was booked into MDC and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and evading police.”

Reported by KRQE News

What Can We Learn?

Can you imagine spending a beautiful day in a public park and a man attacks you with an ax? An ax of all things? That is exactly what happened in Albuquerque, NM. I know this is a very short article with very little information. Now knowing any background information for either the attacker or survivor does impede our ability to make any real connections to the story. However, I do feel that this is an important story. Why? Because the unexpected can always happen. No one would think to look out for a man with an ax in a public park.  What I took from this article is that it reinforces our need to expect the unexpected. Pay attention to those around you and keep your wits about you at all times.

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